Xuanzang travels down through India and eventually reaches Nalanda, where he is to stay for 10 years in all. Much information about the foundation of Buddhism, its propogatation under King Asoka, and the glories of Nalanda.
In these episodes Xuanzang crosses Central Asia and makes his way down through what is now Afghanistan and eventually on into Kashmir, where he spent the next two years studying.
Imagine a full-scale music video of traditional Mongolian folk artists, beautifully photographed and edited, and that is somewhere near what we have here.
In these episodes Xuanzang reaches Gaochang, where he is welcomed by the King. He crosses the dangerous Yanqi and spends a few months in Kuch, before crossing over the Pamir and emerging into Central Asia, with only half his original party left.
These episodes narrate the birth of Xuanzang and his childhood, his ordination, search for the true Dharma, and his meeting with the Indian monk Prabhakaramitra, and the beginning of his journey to India.
The Journey of Xuanzang is a lavishly illustrated 12-part biography of the great Chinese traveler and translator Xuanzang, based on Records of the Western World and A Biography of the Tripitaka Master.
This documentary provides a lot of fresh material showing how the commodification of such a basic resource as water is actually killing people right here and now, but no one seems to be held accountable for it.
Since the accident at Chernobyl there has been enormous increase in thyroid cancer, congenital birth defects, and double hole in the heart defects, otherwise known as Chernobyl Heart.
This documentary traces the unfolding of the tragic events at Chernobyl following the accident during an experimental shut down that went wrong in March 1986 and up and till the mid-2000s when the film was made.
This film in an innovative look at the situation facing the children and their carers on the streets of Kampala in Uganda, and also follows them back to their homeland when the authorities remove them before the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 2007.