World of Mystic CirclesNow
available on DVD!
Highly recommended! Explores
the mandala in all it's diversity though art, philosophy, nature
and science. Observe Tibetan monks from the Dali Lama's personal
monastery, constructing the minutely detailed Kalachakra mandala,
"model of the cosmos." The monks, along with experts versed in
physics, philosophy, architecture, psychology, and art, serve
as your guides through revealing interviews, with numerous examples
depicted and described. Featuring interviews with: Robert A.F.
Thurman, professor of Indo-Tibetan Studies and chair of the religion
department at Columbia University and Judith Cornell, Ph.D., adjunct
associate professor of the California Institute of Integral Studies.
Order from MandalaConnections: mandalaconnections.com
or MandalaUniverse: mandala-universe.com
During 1989 and 1990 Pema Losang Chogyen worked with staff members
and students at Cornell University's Program of Computer Graphics
to create a three dimensional model of the Vajrabhairava mandala.
The model contains tens of thousands of objects. A six minute
animation of the computer model, "Exploring the Mandala," is available
from Snow Lion
The Sacred Circle of Vajrabhairava
This video was filmed during the construction of the colored sand
mandala of the Buddha Vajrabhairava by Tibetan monks of Namgyal
Monastery, the Dalai Lama's personal monastery. It explains the
deep meaning of the mandala and the secret techniques of tantra,
while revealing the artistry of the Namgyal monks as they build
the image grain by grain. Snow
An interesting film about a conversation
between a nuclear physicist, a poet and a former candidate for
president. Presents quantum physics in layman's terms, explaining
that all things are connected. Based on the book s by Fritjof