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His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Meditating with the Dalai Lama
This film is part of a unique and groundbreaking series that brings the work of the Dalai Lama to a wider audience—illuminating for all those interested in Buddhism, inner peace, and the path to enlightenment. In this excellent introduction to meditation, His Holiness the Dalai Lama talks about how mental happiness is more enduring than physical contentment and that to obtain mental happiness we must train or transform our mind through meditation—of which there are two main types: analytical and single-pointed.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Practical Way of Directing Love and Compassion
This film is part of a unique and groundbreaking series that brings the work of the Dalai Lama to a wider audience—illuminating for all those interested in Buddhism, inner peace, and the path to enlightenment. In this program, His Holiness the Dalai Lama describes how our basic human nature is compassionate and gentle—and how compassion is the most precious treasure, involving a sense of responsibility for the well-being of others.
Transcendental Meditation: Hocus-Pocus or Healthy Practice?
In the 60s, the Beatles took a break from rock'n'roll and turned to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, an Indian guru, for spiritual guidance. Yogi introduced the Western world to transcendental meditation, and many have used the meditation style to live happier lives. Transcendental meditation does have its critics, though, and this video segment takes us to Sydney's Brain and Mind Research Institute to put transcendental meditation to the test.
The Science of Lucid Dreaming
The Scientific Power of Thought
Brain Tricks - This Is How Your Brain Works