The Buddha's Face Complete Blog Index
August - November 2010
The Blog has really come into its own now as I roam the web for interesting, enlightening and just plain weird stories and articles about the Buddha, Buddhism, temples ,Thailand and all things in-between. In particular we have some great articles about garden Buddhas, Buddhist garden design, Thailand Buddhist culture and a mass of interesting You Tube videos.
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Just as treasures are discovered the earth, so virtue comes from good deeds, and wisdom is as a result of a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs a beacon of wisdom and the guiding hand of virtue.
More weird and wonderful from Thai Buddhism – mummified Buddhist monks in glass case
The Buddha found enlightenment –what is enlightenment – what does enlightenment mean?
HD Animated bird's journey through the world's biggest Buddhist temple
A crazy HD animation where a CGI bird takes you on a cartoon fly-through the biggest Buddhist temple in the world – from the Dhammakaya – weird and wonderful !
The Buddha and Buddhism are reviewed fro ma fundamentalist Christian point of view and the Buddha’s "Life Story" is aptly summarised.
The Largest Buddhist Temple in the World – Dhammakaya
Just outside Bangkok, Thailand – the World’s biggest Buddhist temple ever made is being built by the Dhammakaya Foundation.
Thailand’s Dhammakaya Buddhist foundation produces a catchy music video with CGI monks accepting the saffron Buddhist monk’s robes.
The same fundamentalist preacher reviews the importance of Buddhism from a Christian conversion perspective.
The Zen teacher Linji taught his devotees this radical mantra – Kill the Buddha!
What is the meaning of the Buddhist chant Nam Myoho Renge Kyo
This hypnotic chant Nam Myoho Renge Kyo comes from Nichiren Buddhism in Japan – what does it mean?
More actors more Hollywood more Buddhists more Buddhas - Orlando Bloom
Not for the faint hearted a light hearted look at Buddhism as cool lifestyle.
The tiny country of Bhutan in Asia is the world’s happiest – could it have something to do with Buddhism ?
Thailand’s equivalent of Disney brings the world the Buddha’s equivalent of the Lion King!
Has the worlds’ online Buddhist /Buddha robot been created with artificial spiritual intelligence.
Does the Buddha have a sense of humour? Can Buddhism laugh at itself – some jokes, humour and Zen insight?
How did Buddhist survive within Hitler’s Nazi Germany – why did they use the Buddhist symbol the swastika?
Why not try our 20% discount on Buddha wooden statue statues – for a limited time only.
This is a quote from the Buddha and leads us on to Buddhism and Candles
One of most popular You Tube Buddha quotes videos accompanied by Lisa Gerrard.
One minute lost to anger is a minute gone – a life is too short to waste.
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance 2 – Review from the back of a motorbike
Robert Pirsig Zen Motorcycle classic is reviewed by a motorcyclist in the saddle
From the land of the Buddha’s birth comes a revival from some of Bollywood’s finest actors.
We bring you Google's most popular Buddha image – a painting of the Buddha giving his first sermon in the deer park
To live in the moment is to really live
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig is this a Buddhist allegory – are we to be the path itself
Richard Bach’s most famous novel and its connections with Buddhism
One of Herman Hesse’s most powerful novel Siddharta about the fictionalised life of the young Buddha
The popular Hollywood movie Groundhog Day with Bill Murray reconsidered as a Buddhist allegory
It is the Buddhist Lotus Sutra along with Nam Myoho Renge Kyo
A wonderful Indian Buddhist artist painting the Buddha
What is the true stories behind the Hollywood movie – The Little Buddha – we find out
A Tibetan monk briefly explains the principle behind enlightened compassion.
A wonderful US documentary detailing the mediation plan pursued in one of the US's most notorious jail and the effect it had ion the prisoners who took part.
A wonderful You Tube video detailing the symbolism behind Buddha statues and sculptures, Buddhist art and images
Can we do it yes we can the Buddha brings hope.
Living in the US Tibetan monk Dzogchen Ponlop details his new book the Rebel Buddha where he stands philosophically in opposition to religious structures and tradition and characterizes the Buddha himself as rebel who broke the rules.
Tibetan Sand Mandalas - Nothing is permanent -The art of impermanence
Tibetan Buddhist monks spend days making these intricate sand art images before destroying them .Sand
We highlight the Buddha’s Face latest menu allowing customers to shop by price.
The world’s happiest country Buddhist Bhutan went world cup crazy – the trailer for the award winning film directed by a Bhutanese Buddhist monk!
Pleong contacted me to ask if we could sell his beautiful Buddhist paintings and art – we can’t at the moment but were delighted to profile him in our blog.
Toronto Buddhist Centre - 3 Large Buddha Statues have been delivered
The Tibetan Buddhist centre in Toronto has had 3 large Buddha statues delivered to commemorate the visit of the Dalai Lama.
The Tibetan Buddhist monk has been inspired to build a 1000 Buddha statue garden out in the desolate wastelands of Montana USA – the Dalai Lama will come to visit once his mission has been accomplished.
This is our best selling Buddha wall art panel and the one chosen by ITV’s Julia Kendall for their makeover on 60 minutes makeover.
What happens when we die , how does Buddhism reflect the end of our lives – I include the ending of Peter Sellers last movie as Chauncey Gardener made just 9 months before died - Being There.
One of China’s most impressive contemporary artists has made this stunning Buddha statue out of Buddha statues damaged and destroyed during the Cultural Revolution.
Buddhist Garden Videos - The Best from You Tube
We have scoured You Tube to bring you some of the best Buddha and Buddhist garden videos.
What are the principles of Buddhist Peace garden design and how can you design a Buddhist Peace garden.
New You Tube Channel - Beautiful Thailand and the start of making Buddha movies
I’ve found a whole lot of old movies I made some years ago – mostly about Thailand and my wife – I’ve created a new YouTube channel to keep them safe!
Dozens of beautiful Buddha statues in gardens and Buddha gardens.
Buddhist Garden Design Principles
What are the principles of Buddhist garden design and how can I use Buddha images and statues in my garden.
These beautiful Buddha statues have now been destroyed by the Taliban but this video from the 1970s I think shows these beautiful Buddha statues in all their former glory.
Borobodur - The Largest Ancient Buddhist Temple in the world
The largest ancient Buddhist temple in the world and lay forgotten until newly rediscovered in the 19th century complete with stunning Buddhist art and statues.
What would the Buddha’s Life movie look like if it was made in Hollywood? This gifted You Tuber has had a stab at what such a movie would look like. Includes clips from the Little Buddha, Arthur and The Last Samurai.
An introduction to our series the world’s Top 10 Most Famous Buddhists
Our longest Buddha statue meditation movie to date with 100 Buddha statues
Buddhist monk parable about the careful use of words saves li ves.
Our longest Buddha statue meditation movie to date with 100 Buddha statues – Part 1
Our longest Buddha statue meditation movie to date with 100 Buddha statues – Part 2
The Little Buddha movie recut to the music of Kate Bush
Our first Buddha’s Face video from Greenwich market, London
Ambient Buddha music plays out with and Indian Raagin box jam.
This Tibetan Buddhist monk is doing just that – playing his guitar.
This is what the Buddha said – Buddha quotes
Thailand's Buddha Amulet Craze - Jatukam Ramathep
Thailand Buddha amulet craze – crazy culture – crazy prices.
Buddhism has many types and differences we outline the main Buddhist schools
Vietnam Lays Claims to the Largest Buddha Statue in Asia
Vietnam Big Buddha Statues - now there’s a surprise!
The Gold Buddha Loudspeaker costing £30,000!
Buy Buddha – why put a Buddha statue made of gold on top of an expensive loudspeaker. Yes – WHY?
Buddha, Buddhism and Hindu Gods Ganesh or Ganesha
More Buddhist gardens and Buddha in gardens from the Buddha’s Face 101 Project.
Buddha and Buddhist gardens err – revisited.
How do they make the giant Buddha statues that you see in temples in Thailand? We go inside a Buddha factory to enlighten.
These Buddha amulets are believed to protect Thai people – we explain the background.
Does what its says on the saffron bucket - Thai Buddhist Monks Donation Buckets
The last day just before the death of the Buddha – nothing is permanent.
Buddha and Buddhist images and statues in Thai culture.
The Buddha’s hands or mudras symbolism explained
This huge Japanese Buddha statue was commemorated on a cigarette card from the 1930s – exclusive Buddha statue photos.
Buddha - Buddhism - 101 Project - Thai - Thailand – loads of articles!
Our Buddha Face blog complete blog index on our blog!
Great news from You tube for the Buddha’s Face channel – got to love those videos on Buddha statues, Buddhas in gardens, Buddha art and Buddha music.
Our first visit to the US’s Garden of a Thousand Buddha statues
Buddhism and the BBC is that enough B’s and Buddhas for now?
Buddha Bar Indonesia Part 2
The controversial use in the Indonesian Buddha Bar of Buddha statues and Buddha images is re-visited.
Indonesia and the Buddha Bar Controversy
is it appropriate to use the name of the Buddha and use Buddha statues and Buddha images in a bar - predominantly Muslim Indonesia doesn't think so and has complained.
The Buddha's Face blog is back
With a rest for August the blog came back and with a newly inspired vigour to write about all things Buddha and Buddhism from around the web
You Tube Have Now Fixed the Buddha's Face Videos
You Tube's finest channel for Buddha statues,Buddha garden videos and ambient Buddha meditation videos is back after suffering some internet bugs !