A look at the teachings of two of the great thinkers in the early period of Indian history, including the Buddhist King Ashoka.
An illustrated talk on the geographical, social, political and religious background to the Buddha’s teaching.
This is a short UNESCO film about the birthplace of Lord Buddha, and the efforts being made to conserve and develop the area.
The ninth and tenth lectures by Prof David Eckel on the history of Buddhism look at the two main schools of Buddhism, Theravada and Mahayana.
The seventh and eighth lectures by Prof David Eckel on the history of Buddhism look at the Buddhist monastic community and Buddhist art and architecture.
A look at the cosmopolitan world of India and the many cultures and civilisations that have flourished there in a spirit of tolerance and beneficial interaction.