Friday, February 26, 2010

OfficialWire: New Film To Analyze Tiger Woods’ Apology

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    • by David Cohen
    • As the world analyzes Tiger Woods’ apology, the international epic "Karma: The New Revolution” will explain the Buddhist approach to Atonement and Redemption that will play an important role in his comeback. Filmed in over a dozen countries -- from the Louvre Museum in Paris to the Sal forests where the Buddha taught in India -- the film will combine the teachings of the Buddha, Bhagavad-Gita, Upanishads, Mahatma Gandhi and Swami Vivekananda as well as some of the greatest Western philosophers including Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, Carl Jung, Bertrand Russell, Mark Twain, Carl Sagan, Arthur Schopenhauer, Friedrich Nietzsche, Voltaire, Plato and the like.

      The film’s Presenter and one of the only Buddhist-Brahmins in the West, Acharya Zen elaborates, "One of the most powerful stories of redemption in any religion is the inspirational saga of Angulimala who overcame a life full of depravity to become one of the Buddha’s best-known disciples. In fact his lesson is highlighted in Verse 173 of the Dhammapadas where the Buddha states that ‘a person who makes amends for the wrong he has done can light up the world like the moon merging from the clouds’. This suggests that Tiger Woods has a real opportunity to become an even bigger inspiration by proving that a true role model is not one who never makes mistakes; but one who always makes amends”.

    • “Karma: The New Revolution” will be available on Blue-Ray, DVD and iPhone formats in March and more information and previews are available at

      Acharya Zen is one of the only Buddhist Brahmins in the world hailing from the same distinguished lineage that authored and maintained most of the Buddhist and Hindu scriptures over the centuries. He is also the prime architect behind the revival of the original Vedantic Buddhism of India and presents its teachings with a Motivational tone for a Western audience. He can be visited at, and

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