Trailer with lettering: BAH DAH

Tag: meditation

09/02/09 NOW / Roanoke, VA

Trailer with lettering: NOW

Mantra Trailer appearance hosted by the Art Musuem of Western Virginia.

07/09/09 PADA SITA GURU OHM / Galesburg, IL

07/01/09 NAM-MYOHO-RENGE-KYO / UC Santa Cruz, CA

Trailer with lettering: NAM-MYOHO-RENGE-KYO

Chanting Namu-myoho-renge-kyo–also known as “Daimoku”–is the primary practice of some 12 million SGI Buddhist members throughout the world.

06/26/09 I FEEL MY FEET ON THE FLOOR / San Francisco, CA

Trailer with lettering: I FEEL MY FEET ON THE FLOOR

04/22/08 Basket Ball Meditation / A.N. Pritzker School, Chicago IL

The basket ball coach at A.N. Pritzker Elementary School describes the team’s guided meditation before games and it’s effect.

03/28/08 Setting Up the Mantra Trailer / Durham, NC

This is the first day of the cross-country tour. The kick off is tonight at the Center for Documentary Studies. I’ll be presenting the project during the Fresh Docs program. “Setting Up the Mantra Trailer” was shot in January with Erika Simon in Atlanta, GA. We edited it this week for it’s premier tonight at Fresh Docs.

03/19/08 OM BHUR BHUVAS SUVAHA / Durham, NC

Trailer with lettering: OM BHUR BHUVAS SUVAHA

Gayatri Mantra

Oh God! Thou art the Giver of Life,
Remover of pain and sorrow,
The Bestower of happiness,
Oh! Creator of the Universe,
May we receive thy supreme sin-destroying light,
May Thou guide our intellect in the right direction.

02/14/08 Sunset at the Sunset / San Francisco

Brenda Hutchinson is ringing bells at sunrise and sunset. She is convinced that “something as inarguable as the movement of the earth can be used as a point of unity and awareness among large groups of people who might otherwise find it impossible to agree.”

I’m house sitting for Brenda in the Sunset neighborhood in San Francisco. She lives ten blocks from the ocean. I decided to join her mantra of bell ringing – at least for one day. You can join her too at DailyBell2008.

01/06/08 OM TARE TUTARE SOHA / Melbourne Beach, FL

12/12/07 SO HAH / VCCA, Amherst, VA


11/12/07 RUNNING IS FREEDOM / United Church of Chapel Hill, NC

Trailer with lettering: RUNNING IS FREEDOM


10/25/07 OM TARA TU TARA TU TARA TURE TURE SVAHA / Blue Mountain Center, NY

10/20/07 TO CALL MYSELF BELOVED / Durham, NC

10/19/07 OHM / Durham, NC

An interesting explanation of the universal nature of Ohm.

09/30/07 OMNAMSHIVA / Blue Mountain Center, NY