It lies quite beyond it. The Zhongnan Mountains have been home to inmates from the time of the Yellow Emperor, some five thousand years ago. See all 51 reviews. Dharma Project of the Month.
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Encounters with Chinese Hermits. Published on March 15, Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video. An unforgettable journey into the hidden tradition of China's Buddhist hermit monks Amongst White Clouds is an intimate insider's look at students and masters living in scattered retreats dotting China's Zhongnan Mountain range.
From amogst ish monk whose family came three times to kidnap him back to town to the 90 year old man who looks and acts like a sage of antiquity, we discover a wide divergence cpouds the types of men and women who elect this life. If you are patient, there is real teaching offered in each vignette that gives someone who whute be interested in a path of spiritual practice true insight into the benefits as well as the difficulties in such an endeavor.
They live in well-built huts. Zen is like that. Get fast, free shipping wbite Amazon Prime. Any serious student of Chan and Taoist studies will find this documentary a sheer delight to watch.
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Some go to town apparently within walking distance regularly, while others refuse to leave their bucolic setting. Book of Enoch Documentary. Published on June 25, You asked me if I was nuts and I said I could be, but my questions to you stand just to find out if it's so. There's a problem loading this menu right now.
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The camera lingers on the hermits' faces and their simple dwellings, for the most part allowing the hermits to speak and tell their stories. And what are others at another time? One of the very few foreigners who have lived and studied with these hidden sages, Burger reveals their tradition, their wisdom, and the difficulties and joys of everyday life.
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It is really more than a documentary. It is ensightful as well as inspiring. Tao Te Ching Paperback.
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Shasta International Film Festival. For the rest of the day I hoped that I might understand just a tiny portion of it. I give this one 5 stars. Dakini As Art inactive. See All Buying Options.
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