‘The Compassionate World of His Holiness Penor Rinpoche’ in wide screen and 12 Languages
‘The Compassionate World of His Holiness Penor Rinpoche’, a film written and directed by Lama Dondrup Dorje has become a big hit among the devotees of His Holiness Penor Rinpoche. The film, which has a running time of 40 minutes, was first shown early this year to His Holiness Penor Rinpoche who was very happy with the result. The latest dvd format of this film is now available in wide-screen presentation with sound track of narratives in twelve languages which include Tibetan, Bhutanese, Nepalese, Mandarin, Cantonese, English, French, German, Greek, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian.
Made at the request by the Secretary of the Penor Rinpoche Charity Foundation at the Namdroling Monastery in India, the film offers a rare glimpse into the life and work of the Third Drubwang Penor Norbu Rinpoche that begins from the early days in Tibet and the eventual relocation to India. It depicts how His Holiness Penor Rinpoche transformed Namdroling Monastery from the humble beginning of a small bamboo temple in 1963 to become the Largest Tibetan Nyingma monastery in present day India with an ordained community of over 6000 monks and over 1000 nuns. The film offers viewers the chance to observe the diversity of monastic lives and activities at Namdroling. It also provides coverage of His Holiness's teaching trips to Taiwan, Philippines, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, England, Germany, North America, Nepal, Bir, Pema Kod, Bodhgaya and Bhutan.
This film can be obtained from the Monastery Office of the Namdroling Monastery in India; the Palyul Retreat Centre in Upstate New York, USA; the Palyul Buddhist Association, in Hsien Tien, Taipei; the Penor Rinpoche Charity Foundation in Hong Kong; the Nyingmapa Palyul Changchub Dargyeling Buddhist Center in Macau; the Palyul Nyingma Buddhist Association in Singapore; the Pathgate Dharma Centre in Newcastle upon Tyne, Englandand from the offices of the Palyul Nyingma Buddhist Association in Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Australia, and the United Kingdom.