Milarepa The Yogi, who is revered by the people of Tibet and followers of the Tibetan branch of Buddhism, lived a millenia ago from 1052 -- 1135. The great Second Life machinima artist and master of the genre, Celestial Elf, devotes his latest work to Milarepa's life and poetry which he sees paralleling the current crisis of the Tibetan people due to aggressive Chinese he
Celestial Elf writes the following:
The Life of Milarepa is the most beloved story of the Tibetan people, a true folk tale from a culture now in crisis. It traces the path of a great sinner who became a great saint. But it is also a powerful folk tale, full of magic, disaster, feuds, deceptions, and humor.
You can continue over at Celestial Elf's blog The Dance of Life:
Celestial Elf urges those who can support the Nepal Earthquake Appeal to donate here. Nepal is right across the Himalayan Mountains from Nepal.
To find our more about Milarepa The Yogi and his impact on Tibetan Buddhism:
You can catch Celestial Elf's other machinima here on his You Tube Channel:
To see my reviews of Celestial Elf's most recent machinima (all from March 2015, and all focus on the environment):
"Reactor N0 4", about the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster and the Need for Sustainable and Green Alternatives
The World Has Got a Problem::
The English Worm: