Category Archives: Tibetan Buddhism

The lives of transnational tulkus

On the subject of Tibetan Buddhism’s impact in and on the US, here is a story from on “Buddhism’s Lost Lamas”. This long and interesting article details the often unexpected courses taken in the lives of several young members … Continue reading

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Crazy Wisdom

I’ve just been having a look at Kickstarter and it’s interesting to see a number of film projects relating to Buddhism that have received funding there. One of these is called Crazy Wisdom, which focuses on the complex figure of … Continue reading

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Digital Dharma

Here is what would appear to be a very interesting new documentary film in the making. Directed by Dafna Yachin, Digital Dharma focuses on the life and work of E. Gene Smith, an American anthropology graduate and pacificist, to preserve … Continue reading

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Upcoming film: Daughters of Dolma

Not so long ago the JGB was contacted by the people behind a new film called “Daughters of Dolma”, a documentary about Tibetan Buddhist nuns in Nepal and their engagement with modernity. The email includes a link to the film’s … Continue reading

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