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Words of my perfect teacher

Author: Kent Martin; Kent Nason; Lesley Ann Patten; Ziji Film and Television.; National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: [Montreal] : Ziji Film and Television : National Film Board of Canada, 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the World Cup to the mythical mountain kingdom of Bhutan, three students on a quest that they hope will lead to wisdom. The catch is the teacher. Soccer obsessed, charismatic filmmaker and citizen of the world: Dzongsar Khyentse Norbu may be one of the world's most eminent Buddhist teachers, but it's a job description he slyly rejects at every turn.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kent Martin; Kent Nason; Lesley Ann Patten; Ziji Film and Television.; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 60710772
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired ; features French-language subtitle option.
Credits: Cinematographer, Kent Nason ; editors, Peter Giffen, Lesley Ann Patten.
Performer(s): Featuring Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche ; cinematographer, Kent Nason; sound recordists, Alex Alter and Jane Porter; editor, Peter Giffen; line producer, Angela De Nicola; graphic design, Ben Fong ; biographical work, Kent Martin.
Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: produced by Ziji Film and Television in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada ; produced by Kent Martin, Lesley Ann Patten.

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From the World Cup to the mythical mountain kingdom of Bhutan, three students on a quest that they hope will lead to wisdom. The catch is the teacher. Soccer obsessed, charismatic filmmaker and citizen of the world: Dzongsar Khyentse Norbu may be one of the world's most eminent Buddhist teachers, but it's a job description he slyly rejects at every turn.

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Words of My Perfect Teacher

(EMRO user published 2007-01-09 ) Very Good Permalink
How does one not only attain the body of a Buddha but also encounter a perfect teacher in our muddled, media-saturated age?

Encountering the film Words of My Perfect Teacher for the first time, I remembered an apt Buddhist reference point for how rare it is to find a perfect teacher: “…...
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