The actor Bill Murray takes three minutes to give a dharma talk on being present at a press conference.
Our executive editor Trent Gilliss brings you his weekly column on articles worth reading, visuals worth seeing, music worth hearing. Including a remarkable story of curiosity and persistence, a mesmerizing rumination on Dante’s Purgatorio, lessons to live by from Bertrand Russell, and some poetic twitterings with artist Dario Robleto.
Alfonso Cuarón’s sci-fi thriller Gravity is more than just a vehicle for snazzy special effects. It’s also a love letter to life.
The film Life of Pi is not just a “parable of the postmodern quest for ‘spiritual fulfillment'” but a meditation on beauty and our own finitude.
“No matter what the weather is, we always have a will to live.” ~Kaaleeraq Mathaeussen, Inuit fisherman In a village…
A series of portraits of Buddhist monks in silence from a 1966 doc by Arnaud Desjardins.
Be Like Others (2008) – Movie Clip / Vida and Rojan – Cat Fight The topic of gender and sexuality…