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Samsara, the Movie

Post by deepbluehum » Sun Jan 13, 2013 6:17 pm

I don't know if anyone has seen "Samsara": http://barakasamsara.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;.

I found this piece to be one of the best ever. The director invokes all three yanas with images Tibet, Burma, and Vietnam. After seeing this movie, it seems to me director Ron Fricke is a living example of an artist nirmanakaya, giving complete teachings with only images and no words. The message underlying the Buddhist images was unexpected and very deep. All unsettling. It's the crazy wisdom teachers I love the most. This is that. You all must see it if you haven't yet.

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Post by Yudron » Sun Jan 13, 2013 6:45 pm

deepbluehum wrote:I don't know if anyone has seen "Samsara": http://barakasamsara.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;.

I found this piece to be one of the best ever. The director invokes all three yanas with images Tibet, Burma, and Vietnam. After seeing this movie, it seems to me director Ron Fricke is a living example of an artist nirmanakaya, giving complete teachings with only images and no words. The message underlying the Buddhist images was unexpected and very deep. All unsettling. It's the crazy wisdom teachers I love the most. This is that. You all must see it if you haven't yet.
Thanks, I rented the Instant video for streaming from Amazon.

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Post by Roland » Sun Jan 13, 2013 6:48 pm

I had been meaning to see this in a theater. It had just became available near where I live in December. I did not realize it could be rented on Amazon streaming.

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Post by deepbluehum » Sun Jan 13, 2013 7:14 pm

I hope it opens up discussions. Please post your impressions.

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Post by DGA » Mon Jan 14, 2013 4:35 pm

I haven't seen the whole film yet, but I'd like to. So far, from the clips I have seen, I'm reminded of the Qaatsi movies, which I very much enjoy.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085809/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by Grigoris » Mon Jan 14, 2013 6:15 pm

Jikan wrote:I haven't seen the whole film yet, but I'd like to. So far, from the clips I have seen, I'm reminded of the Qaatsi movies, which I very much enjoy.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085809/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Yes, I agree, very similar o the Qaatsi movies.
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Post by deepbluehum » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:08 pm

gregkavarnos wrote:
Jikan wrote:I haven't seen the whole film yet, but I'd like to. So far, from the clips I have seen, I'm reminded of the Qaatsi movies, which I very much enjoy.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085809/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Yes, I agree, very similar o the Qaatsi movies.
Ron Fricke on Cinematography.

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Post by oushi » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:17 pm

This movie is worth seeing in cinema. This scene is breathtaking. Simply stunning:
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When it comes to the whole thing, it was to suggestive. I enjoyed Baraka more.
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Post by deepbluehum » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:29 pm

oushi wrote:This movie is worth seeing in cinema. This scene is breathtaking. Simply stunning:
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When it comes to the whole thing, it was to suggestive. I enjoyed Baraka more.
It's a teaching.

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Post by oushi » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:40 pm

deepbluehum wrote:It's a teaching.
No doubt it is.
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Post by futerko » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:40 pm

oushi wrote:I enjoyed Baraka more.
Nice Movie, it's on you tube for the moment - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEyguwQalCI" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Post by oushi » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:56 pm

futerko wrote:
oushi wrote:I enjoyed Baraka more.
Nice Movie, it's on you tube for the moment - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEyguwQalCI" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Yes, but watching it in such a quality is a sin.
HD:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6tJjZpwUZ8" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Post by futerko » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:58 pm

oushi wrote:
futerko wrote:
oushi wrote:I enjoyed Baraka more.
Nice Movie, it's on you tube for the moment - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEyguwQalCI" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Yes, but watching it in such a quality is a sin.
HD:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6tJjZpwUZ8" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
:rolling:
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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Post by deepbluehum » Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:08 am

oushi wrote:
deepbluehum wrote:It's a teaching.
No doubt it is.
Hence why it is more than suggestive. It is instructive.

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Post by oushi » Tue Jan 15, 2013 8:53 am

deepbluehum wrote:
oushi wrote:
deepbluehum wrote:It's a teaching.
No doubt it is.
Hence why it is more than suggestive. It is instructive.
Say more.
For me, part of samsara was presented. No instructions were given about the "way" out.
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Post by muni » Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:08 pm

Without the genuine wish based on some clarity and faith to awaken, grasping habitual tendencies are not deleted by conditions in place/time in accordance with this or that rule.
Buddha said all is empty like my brain.
Let’s make a selfie!

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