Belief in Kannon

A film by NHK taking a look at the worship of the Bodhisattva Kannon as it is found in Kyoto, Japan.

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Amazing Japan

Three videos from Japan in the Amazing Places series covering temples and shrines in Nara, Kyoto and Nikko.

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The Land of the Disappearing Buddha

A visit to Japan to look at the various forms of Buddhism that are popular there.

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Art of Faith, Buddhism

A journey of discovery through Buddhism via its art works.

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Pilgrimage to Koyasan

A look at the pilgrimage to mount Koya in Japan, the headquarters of the Shingon (Vajrayana) sect of Buddhism.

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Todaiji Temple in Japan

A look at one of the greatest cultural temples in Japan, situated in Nara.

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Five Storey Pagodas in Japan

A look at the construction and maintenance of these iconic buildings in Japan.

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The Challenging Shikoku Pilgrimage in Japan

A look at the long and difficult pilgrimage on the island of Shikoku in Japan, which is undertaken by hundreds of thousands each year.

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Japanese Buddhist Statues

A short introduction from NHK on the various Buddhist statues that are found in Japan.

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Fitting for the Deities

A look at the Shinto religion in Japan and the craftsmen who work on the decoration and ornamentation of its shrines and temples.

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