Some Questions on the Nature of Your Existence

  • September 18, 2022 / 15:00
  • October 29, 2022 / 15:00

Directors: Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam
2007, 26', / color 

Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam’s experimental documentary focuses on the ancient processes and rituals of Tibetan Buddhist debate, an investigative technique based on set rules of syllogisms intended to sharpen a practitioner’s reasoning and analytical capacities to gain insight into Buddhist philosophy. Following three sets of debates on foundational Buddhist concepts of impermanence, lack of self-existence, and dependent-arising, the work invites viewers to participate in this unique dialectical practice while highlighting its relevance to the modern world.

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