Uploaded on Jul 29, 2011
Si tu mente es pura, todos son Buda
Sí tu mente es impura, todos son ordinarios.
El mundo secreto de un Lama Tibetano
Acceso sin precedentes al conocimiento íntimo a esta imagen rica en detalles y muy bien filmada de un ritual budista tibetano secreto, el festival Rimdu Mani, y el notable maestro espiritual, Trulshik Rinpoche, quien dirige y conserva esta tradición centenaria. Richard Gere narra con la claridad y la profundidad la resonancia de un allegado. Esta es una oportunidad muy especial para presenciar un reino sagrado privado, como si estuvieras allí.
If your mind is pure, everyone is a Buddha.
If your mind is impure, everyone is ordinary. --Trulshik Rinpoche XI
Filmed on location in Nepal
Unprecedented access and intimate knowledge inform this richly detailed and beautifully filmed portrait of a secret Tibetan Buddhist ritual, the Mani Rimdu festival, and the remarkable spiritual teacher, Trulshik Rinpoche, who leads and preserves this centuries-old tradition.
Richard Gere narrates with the clarity and resonant depth of an insider. This is a very special chance to witness a private sacred realm as if you were there.
Just as coronation transforms ordinary men into kings, tantric empowerment transforms men into Buddhas. Hundreds of initiates gather once a year at Thubten Chöling Monastery to learn to become Garwang Tojay-chenpo, Lord of the Dance. He is called this because his infinite creativity is symbolized by dance. He personifies the compassion of all the Buddhas.
Lord of the Dance is the deity of Mani-Rimdu, the major sacred festival of the Everest region. Each autumn, Trulshik Rinpoche, the spiritual leader of the region, goes from his home in Thubten Chöling to Chiwong Monastery to preside over the festival. His name means "destroyer of illusion." In Destroyer of Illusion we meet the men who undertake these tasks. We see the world through their eyes—a world where the mountains are filled with gods, and a human being's potential is limited only by his imagination and his will.
Narrated by Richard Gere
Produced by Franz-Christophe Giercke and Barbara Becker
Written and Directed by Richard Kohn