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Samsara, the Movie

Postby deepbluehum » Sun Jan 13, 2013 6:17 pm

I don't know if anyone has seen "Samsara": http://barakasamsara.com/.

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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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby Yudron » Sun Jan 13, 2013 6:45 pm

deepbluehum wrote:I don't know if anyone has seen "Samsara": http://barakasamsara.com/.

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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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby 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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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby deepbluehum » Sun Jan 13, 2013 7:14 pm

I hope it opens up discussions. Please post your impressions.
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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby Jikan » 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/
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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby Sherab Dorje » 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/
Yes, I agree, very similar o the Qaatsi movies.
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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby 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/
Yes, I agree, very similar o the Qaatsi movies.


Ron Fricke on Cinematography.
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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby 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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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby 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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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby oushi » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:40 pm

deepbluehum wrote:It's a teaching.

No doubt it is.
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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby 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
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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby 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

Yes, but watching it in such a quality is a sin.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6tJjZpwUZ8
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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby 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

Yes, but watching it in such a quality is a sin.
HD:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6tJjZpwUZ8

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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby 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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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby 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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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby muni » Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:08 pm

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