The Leshan Giant Buddha Statue

Two short films on the Giant Leshan Buddha Statue in China, by far the largest stone sculpture in the pre-modern world (mainly English, interviews in Mandarin with subtitles).

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Ancient Buddhist Sites in Sri Lanka (BDI)

A quick overview of some of the important historical sites in Sri Lanka.

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Borobudur, Pathway to Enlightenment

A look at the rediscovery, meaning and preservation of the largest Buddhist monument in the world.

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The Lost Buddhas of Afghanistan

A couple of years before their destruction the renowned photo-journalist David Adams travels to Afghanistan and makes a long trek to see the Bamiyan statues.

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The Silk Road Series 13/16: Across the Pamirs

In the 13th episode of this classic series the expedition crosses into Pakistan and goes down the Indus Valley finding remains of Buddhist Civilisation along the way.

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Spectacular Buddhist India

Extracts from a series of films looking at the various forms of Vajrayana Buddhism which are spread all along the trans-Himalaya regions of northern India

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Identifying Jainism in Indian Art

In this lecture at the Metropolitan Museum in New York John Guy discusses the similarities and differences in Buddhist and Jaina art.

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Benoy K Behl: The Path of Compassion

A new film by the eminent Indian art historian Benoy K Behl tracing the development of Buddhism in India through the ages.

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Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures of the Silk Road

A talk by Fredrik Heibert at the Asian Art Museum on the Hidden Treasures of the Silk Road exhibition in the US, showing Afghani cultural artifacts.

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Beliefs Made Visible – Hindu and Buddhist Art in South Asia

Two short documentaries giving an overview of Hindu and Buddhist art in India, made by the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, which is one of the largest museums of Asian Art in the world.

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