A young monk spends a long time in meditation. He is returned to his native monastery and awarded a high title. It seems to be a success in learning and studying Buddhism, but for the protagonist, it does not suit him. He is tired of following the letter of the scriptures and decides to change the life of a monk for a life in the world. His wise wife, Pema, guides him along the thorny road of life and, in the end, It explains the meaning of love for the dharma wife.
“Little Buddha” (1993)
In the case of Lama Dorje, Buddhist monks search the world for the soul of the deceased. So,they find an American boy, Jesse, and two Hindus, Raju and Gita, all three of them reincarnated. In parallel, the legend of Prince Siddhartha, who once began his ascent to the heights of Spirit, is told.
Magicians and Wanderers (2003)
A young man named Dondup, despite his university education, decides that he would rather pick apples in the United States than work as a government official in a distant village. On his way to find a better life, he meets several wanderers. A monk, an apple merchant, a paper maker, and his charming daughter. So the monk tells Dondrup the story of a boy named Tashi, which takes place in parallel to his own journey. It is a story of passion and jealousy. Its tragic denouement makes Dongdup wonder whether life away from home is really so wonderful.
The Wheel of Time (2003)
This Best Film is based on a Buddhist ritual that helps the audience to explore their inner world. So The director shows a line of pilgrims exhaustedly waiting for the ceremony and the many monks involved in the ritual.
Uncle Boonmee Who Remembers His Past Lives (2010)
Since Uncle Boonmee suffers from acute kidney failure and decides to spend the rest of his days with relatives in the village. However, Here the ghosts of his dead wife and missing son appear and take him into their winged embrace. So Considering the causes of his illness, Uncle Boonmee and his family cross the jungle and reach. The caves at the top of the mountain were where his first life was born.
Why Bodhidharma Went East (1989)
In a remote monastery high in the mountains, an old teacher teaches a young monk. So, An orphaned boy dedicates themselves to Buddha’s teaching. Because Sensing the approach of death, the old man wants to free his disciples from their past ties to the outside world and point them towards The way to enlightenment.
Since, In the 13th century, Dogen, a young Japanese novice, traveled to China in search of a teacher of truth. So there he met a monk who taught him that only Zen meditation is the true path to enlightenment. He returns enlightened to Japan, where he risks his life to introduce Zen Buddhism, inspiring millions of followers who still practice his teachings around the world today.