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 Post subject: Samsara, the Movie
PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2013 6:17 pm 
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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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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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 Post subject: Re: Samsara, the Movie
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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 subject: Re: Samsara, the Movie
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I hope it opens up discussions. Please post your impressions.


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 Post subject: Re: Samsara, the Movie
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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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 Post subject: Re: Samsara, the Movie
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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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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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 Post subject: Re: Samsara, the Movie
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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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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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deepbluehum wrote:
It's a teaching.

No doubt it is.

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 Post subject: Re: Samsara, the Movie
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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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 Post subject: Re: Samsara, the Movie
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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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 Post subject: Re: Samsara, the Movie
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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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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 subject: Re: Samsara, the Movie
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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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