THE AMERICAN RINPOCHE DVD!
The American Rimpoche is the biography of Gelek Rimpoche, former Tibetan monk now citizen of the United States, Born in this legendary Shangri-la, he has lived an extraordinary life spanning continents, customs, and cultures. The film interweaves conversations with him, his students, and key players in America's adoption of Tibetan Buddhism. Framed by arch al photos of old Tibet taken by Rimpoche's father in the 1930's and '40s, thee film traverses the link between one man's job as a modern spiritual teacher and the impact of Tibet's myths and. practices on Americans seeking direction in an increasingly complex world.
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