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Filmed over the course of 20 years, Jennifer Fox's 'My Reincarnation' follows a father-son story amid Tibetan Buddhism spirituality. Fox sits down with POV's executive producer Simon Kilmurry to discuss the challenges of showing spirituality in a visual medium, the challenges of editing a film which such a mass of logged footage, and the nature of "truth" in documentaries.
Major funding for POV is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Bertha Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts, with special support from The Fledgling Fund.
To complement 'My Reincarnation,' POV is collaborating with meditation instructor Salil Wilson to bring you a weekly meditation program with easy tips to incorporate meditation into your everyday life. You can subscribe to the newsletter and receive new exercises each week to help you get started with practicing meditation.
Read excerpts from Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche's book to learn the basics of Dzogchen, one of the high paths of Tibetan Buddhism. Namkhai Norbu was one of the first people to present the traditionally esoteric Dzogchen teachings to the West trying to preserve his spiritual and cultural heritage.
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