The Background to the Buddha’s Teaching

The Background to the Buddha

An illustrated talk on the geographical, social, political and religious background to the Buddha’s teaching.

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Towards a Sustainable Lumbini

This is a short UNESCO film about the birthplace of Lord Buddha, and the efforts being made to conserve and develop the area.

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David Eckel: Buddhism 9-10 of 24

The ninth and tenth lectures by Prof David Eckel on the history of Buddhism look at the two main schools of Buddhism, Theravada and Mahayana.

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David Eckel: Buddhism 7-8 of 24

The seventh and eighth lectures by Prof David Eckel on the history of Buddhism look at the Buddhist monastic community and Buddhist art and architecture.

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Cosmopolitan India In Ancient and Medieval Times

A look at the cosmopolitan world of India and the many cultures and civilisations that have flourished there in a spirit of tolerance and beneficial interaction.

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