The Buddha, 2010, 120 min.

Buddhism Comes to America, 1990, 30 min.

Daughters of Dolma, 2013, 67 min.

Essentials of Faith: Buddhism, 2006, 24 min.

The Four Noble Truths, 1996, 240 min.

The Life of the Buddha, 2003, 50 min.

Pema Chödrön, 2006, 60 min.

Principles and Practices of Zen, 1988, 120 min.

The Reincarnation of Khensur Rinpoche, 1999, 49 min.

Sand Painting: Sacred Art of Tibet, 2002, 30 min.

Shadow of Buddha, 2010, 40 min.

The Thread of Karma (sequel to The Reincarnation of Khensur Rinpoche) 2008, 50 min.

Tibetan Buddhism: Cycles of Interdependence, 1983, 50 min.

Tibetan Buddhism: Politics, Power, and the Birth of the Dalai Lama, 1999, 45 min.

Tibetan Buddhism: The Wheel of Life, 1991, 30 min.


Beyond Rangoon, 1995 (engaged Buddhism, political situation in Burma/Myanmar)

The Burmese Harp, 1985 (Theravadin practices)

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, 2003

The Cup, 1999 (Tibetan)

The Horse Thief, 1986 (Chinese)

The Last Samurai, 2003

Little Buddha, 1993 (primer on basic Buddhism)

Kundun, 1997 (identification of the present Dalai Lama at age 2 and his next 20 years until he flees Tibet during the Chinese invasion)

Rikyu, 1990 (explores the struggle between art and power in sixteenth-century Japan)

Seven Years in Tibet, 1997

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring, 2003 (Buddhist monk and student)

Why Has Bodhi Dharma Left for the East? 1989 (South Korean)


Buddhadharma, The Practitioner’s Quarterly

Buddhism Today

Lion's Roar

Tricycle: The Buddhist Review

Turning Wheel, The Journal of Socially Engaged Buddhism (BPF)


Blue Jean Buddha: Voices of Young Buddhists by Sumi D. Loundon and Jack Kornfield, 2001

Breakfast with Buddha by Roland Merullo, 2006

The Gate by Natsume Soseki, 2006

The Harp of Burma by Michio Takeyama, 1968

Little Pilgrim: A Novel by Ko Un, 2005

Many Lives by M. R. Kukrit Pramoj, 2000

Not Out of Hate: A Novel of Burma by Ma Ma Lay, 1991

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse, 1983

Teaching Buddhism in the West ed. by Victor Hori et al., 2002

Virtual Lotus: Modern Fiction of Southeast Asia ed. by Teri Shaffer Yamada, 2002

The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology by Jack Kornfield, 2009