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The History of Budo (Lectures)

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A new film release in two parts grandly titled, The History of Budo. This two part release is based on the extended interviews or lectures of Professor Takashi Uozumi. He has published numerous books and hundreds of articles relating to Japanese Martial Arts history and is Japan’s leading expert on the swordmaster Miyamoto Musashi.

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In the Footsteps of Buddha: Meditation

Footsteps of the Buddha

A scene from our new 2014 release, In the Footsteps of the Buddha. This clip features a passenger from the ‘Buddha Express’ as he joins our pilgrims on Buddha’s journey. Here he discusses his introduction into Vipassana meditation – the technique discovered by the Buddha while he searched for enlightenment. It is a method of self-observation…

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Trailer: The Yoga Gurus

The Yoga Gurus

Here is your chance to meet some of the world’s most enlightened yoga masters and find the answers to all your Yoga questions! Filmed on location in India from the lap of the northern Himalayas in Rishikesh to the south in Mysore, you will meet the top yoga teachers from both east and west. Go…

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Zen in the Art of Archery

One Shot. One Life. Zen of Japanese Archery

A clip from One Shot. One Life. Filmed at the beautiful Enma Kyudojo in the grounds of the Engakuj Temple is best described by the book title, Zen in the Art of Archery. As Koyama Yasuko sensei states “The method of Kyudo that this dojo practices is that of Standing Zen.” [fvplayer src=’https://s3.amazonaws.com/trailer.emptymindfilms.com/One-Shot-Clip4-720.mp4′ width=1020 height=575…

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Trailer: In the Footsteps of Buddha

Footsteps of the Buddha

The extraordinary Journey of a man in search of enlightenment. This is a completely new way to tell the incredible story of the Buddha. A journey by train across the Ganges plains to explore the major destinations and events in Buddha’s life. From his birth in Lumbini to enlightenment in Bodhgaya to Buddha’s death in…

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Trailer: The Zen Mind

the zen mind

When Dogen, the founder of Soto Zen, brought Zen to Japan from China 800 years ago, it quickly took root and became an integral part of Japanese life. Yet what do we know about zen practice in Japan today? The Zen Mind is a fascinating journey across Japan to explore zen in its natural habitat.…

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