Ajahn talks about the initial and later splits of Buddhism into the various schools, and what their ideas were.
The second of these eight talks focuses on the councils that followed the passing of the Buddha.
The first of eight talks on the early history of Buddhism and its spread to the Theravada countries of today.
An excellent summary of the whole history of Buddhism in China from 1972.
How the largest temple in the world was built, and why it is still standing 900 years later.
This film looks at the claims that the Venetian trader Marco Polo went to China and worked for Kublai Khan.
The life of the Australian nun Robina Courtin and her work at prisons in the US.
The life of Master Sheng Yen, as seen through his own recollections, and those of his friends, devotees and fellow monastics.
The plot is about a family of nomadic shepherds in the Gobi desert trying to save the life of a rare white bactrian camel calf after it was rejected by its mother.