An Invitation from Richard Gere

Via on Jul 21, 2009


“The ability of a brutal government to control images can only be successful to a certain point.” It’s Burma VJ, a new documentary that, according to this moving video, is only now viewable if you happen to live on a little island somewhere north of…well, everything. ~ ed.

This via Arun at Angry Asian Buddhist:

For more about Burma VJ, including where and when you can see it, visit

About Reverend Danny Fisher

Rev. Danny Fisher, M.Div., D.B.S. (Cand.), is a professor and Coordinator of the Buddhist Chaplaincy Program at University of the West in Rosemead, CA. He was ordained as a lay Buddhist minister by the Buddhist Sangha Council of Southern California in 2008. In addition, he is certified as a mindfulness meditation instructor by Naropa University in association with Shambhala International. A member of the National Association of College and University Chaplains, he serves on the advisory council for the Upaya Buddhist Chaplaincy Training Program. In addition to his work for elephant journal, he is a blogger for Shambhala Sun. He has also written for Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, Religion Dispatches, The Journal of Buddhist Ethics, The Journal of Religion & Film, Eastern Horizon, New York Spirit, Alternet's Wiretap Magazine, and other publications. His award-winning website is



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