By H.H. the 17th Karmapa at the 2003/2004 Kagyu Monlam
Under The Bodhi Tree
Filmed in the winter of 2004, this documentary features His Holiness the XVII Gyalwa Karmapa as he leds a nine day prayer ceremony called the Kagyu Monlam. From his seat under the hisotirc Bodhi Tree in Bodhgaya, the place of Sakyamuni Buddha's enlightenment, the Karmapa performs ceremonies and ritual empowerments, accompanied by high Lamas of the Kagyu Order of Tibetan Buddhism. A vivid and intimate portrait of Tibetan Buddhistm aat this holiest of sites includes commentary by the Karmap.
The Jewel Ornament of Liberaton
His Holiness gives six talks to a Western and Chinese audience on Gampopa's The Jewel Ornament of Liberation This classic text illluminates the spiritual journey of Buddhism in a manner that is highly accessible to a lay audience. Filmed at the 2004 Kagyu Monlam, the Karmapa tells the life story of Gampopa and interprests his teachings in a uniquely engaging and insightful manner..
Under the Bodhi Tree & Jewel Ornament of Liberation; His Holiness the 17th Karmapa at the 2003 Kagyu Monlam, 6 DVDs, 7 hrs.,