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Xiahe and the Labrang Tibetan Buddhist Monastery

Xiahe by [email protected] Xiahe was a part of Tibet for a long time. The population of Xiahe is mostly Tibetan. Most of the people are still dressed traditional. The Labrang Tibetan Buddhist Monastery The Labrang Monastery is one the biggest… Continue Reading

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Superhumans: The remarkable brain waves of high-level meditators | Daniel Goleman

Superhumans: The remarkable brain waves of high-level meditators | Daniel Goleman

My co-author of the book Altered Traits is a neuroscientist, Richard Davidson. He has a lab at the University of Wisconsin. It’s a very large lab, he has dedicated scanners, he has about 100 people working there, and he was… Continue Reading

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Buddhist Meditation | Planet Doc Express

Buddhist Meditation | Planet Doc Express

At the foot of the Kunlun Mountains in the Himalayas, within the Indian state of Kashmir, is Ladakh. Here, Tibetan culture permeates every corner. The monastery door are open, gongs and strident trumpets sound, fusing with the repetitive swirling prayers… Continue Reading

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Can Buddhism Be Violent?

Can Buddhism Be Violent?

If you’ve watched our videos on the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar, you’ll know that Buddhist violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority is a serious problem. Buddhist violence contradicts most people’s perceptions of the religion as built on nonviolence and pacifism.… Continue Reading

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Mekong. Young Buddhists | Culture – Planet Doc Full Documentaries

Mekong. Young Buddhists | Culture – Planet Doc Full Documentaries

As the Mekong enters Laos, the first city it encounters is Luangprabang. It stands at an altitude of 700 metres, and is only now starting to come back to life, and entering the modern world, after several decades of wars… Continue Reading

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Hinduism: Buddhism Emerges – 28

Hinduism: Buddhism Emerges – 28

Around the same period of history (500 BCE), another major religion of India, Buddhism, was born. This is the only religion that originated in India but spread and flourished more outside its borders. Buddhism took strong roots in China, Tibet,… Continue Reading