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Karmapa – jumaluuden kaksi tietä

1998 | 58 min | S | -

“Karmapa – The Two Paths of Divinity” is a documentary film directed by Arto Halonen in 1998. The film explores Tibet’s spiritual community and the politics of Tibetan China. It follows the preparations of two Karmapa Lama candidates for the role of the country’s spiritual leader. The documentary was filmed in Tibet and China, under the supervision of Chinese authorities. It has received accolades, including the European Union humanitarian award.

Karmapa believes that the future of humanity hinges on understanding, compassion, and spiritual development. The film introduces two approaches to Karmapa: the traditional Buddhist teachings and a more modern perspective aimed at addressing contemporary challenges.

The film sheds light on Karmapa’s efforts to bridge traditional values and teachings with the modern world, showcasing how his teachings offer insights and solutions to the lives of people today.

About the movie


  • history
  • religion


  • domestic
  • informational
  • thought awakening

Educational levels

  • high schools and vocational schools
  • middle schools


  • based on true events

Age limits

  • S


  • Art Films Arto Halonen