Words of my Perfect Teacher

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Words of my Perfect Teacher

Post by kirtu » Thu Dec 29, 2011 6:30 pm

I'm a little hesitant to note this, but Leslie Ann Patton's excellent (IMO) film about Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, the playfully titled "Words of my Perfect Teacher" is available now at Youtube. I do expect it to be taken down any minute though. If you like it please buy a copy for yourself or friends.

This version has been badly subtitled partially in very bad English and partially in Chinese. So just ignore the English subtitles.

Kirt's Tibetan Translation Notes

"Even if you practice only for an hour a day with faith and inspiration, good qualities will steadily increase. Regular practice makes it easy to transform your mind. From seeing only relative truth, you will eventually reach a profound certainty in the meaning of absolute truth."
Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.

"Only you can make your mind beautiful."
HH Chetsang Rinpoche

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Re: Words of my Perfect Teacher

Post by Mr. G » Thu Dec 29, 2011 6:38 pm

Good film, and Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche is a no-nonsense straight shooter.
  • How foolish you are,
    grasping the letter of the text and ignoring its intention!
    - Vasubandhu

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Re: Words of my Perfect Teacher

Post by Adamantine » Thu Dec 29, 2011 6:52 pm

Hahah, I have great respect for DKR, and his own films.. but I find the aesthetics of this documentary about him a bit hard to bear. . this fault lies completely with the filmmaker and doesn't reflect on him at all..if there is a fault.. It may just be my aesthetic snobbery.. the music, in particular I find difficult.. However, I am glad it was made and exists, and I can appreciate the content nonetheless...
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Re: Words of my Perfect Teacher

Post by zerwe » Fri Dec 30, 2011 5:52 pm

Thanks, for the link. I enjoyed this film.
Shaun :anjali:

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