The Mindful Way

A short film from 1977 looking at Ajahn Chah and Wat Pah Pong in northern Thailand.

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Blue Eyes in Saffron Robes

A very interesting film from 1979 looking at Western monks living in Thailand, including some who went on to become famous.

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Dharma River, Journey of a Thousand Buddhas

A pilgrimage to some of the treasures of the Buddhist cultures of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar.

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NatGeo’s Wild Thailand

A look at some of the exceptionally wide variety of wildlife found in Thailand.

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The Tiger and the Monk

A film about the Tiger Temple in Thailand and its abbot, and the interaction between the animals and the monks.

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Stop Over: Bangkok and the rivers of Thailand

A film about the Chao Phraya river delta area in central Thailand, its people, culture and religion.

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Thai Kings and Temples (Folkways of Indochina)

A look at the relationship between the Thai country, King and religion (English narration, some Mandarin interviews, with subtitles).

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Mysteries of Ban Chiang (Folkways of Indochina)

An important documentary focusing on one of the earliest sites of human civilisation at Ban Chiang in Thailand (English narration, some Mandarin interviews, with subtitles).

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The Unfortunate Idol Fo: The Story of a Forgotten Buddha

A lecture by Prof. Donald. S. Lopez in which he looks at the misunderstandings on both sides when Christian missionaries encountered Buddhism for the first time in various countries.

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The Tale of Ayutthaya (Folkways of Indochina)

Two programmes from this series which look at the Thai Ayutthaya Kingdom, its history and culture (English narration, some Mandarin interviews, with subtitles).

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