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21 November 2003 (USA)  »

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Palavras do Meu Mestre  »

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$2,800 (USA) (22 December 2006)

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$19,898 (USA) (9 February 2007)
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Khyentse Norbu: When you don't have obsession, when you don't have hang up, when you don't have inhibition, when you are not afraid you will be breaking some rules, when you are not afraid you will not be fulfilling someone's expectation's, what more Enlightenment do you want?
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A World Within A World

If you pay attention, you might discover the answers you've been searching for to the ultimate questions. Have you ever wondered what causes suffering? or what is the path to happiness? Well, it's all here. But, the question is, can you see your own eyelashes? This is a rare opportunity to spend time with a Buddhist Master who has no qualms about revealing secrets that many have spent lifetimes searching for.

Other reviewers of the film have found some characters in this film irritating, but perhaps they were seeing themselves in it, and it was too difficult for them to accept. Sometimes it's hardest to have compassion for ourselves, to build the confidence to walk out of our own ignorance.

One bit which I found lacking was the one sided view offered of Steven Seagal. And, the transitioning around his segment which "subtlely inferred doubt and a negative view". This is just my preference for the Verite style over that of Documentary. That's all...


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