A journey through the early form of Buddhism as practised in Sri Lanka, with Ven Ananda Maitreya as our guide.
A film about the history of Buddhism from its beginnings to the present day made by the History Channel in the late 1990s.
An overview of the development of Indian history from ancient to pre-modern times.
The second programme from CCTV on the development of the arts in China culminates with classical Buddhist art (English, with some Mandarin with subtitles).
A short introduction from NHK on the various Buddhist statues that are found in Japan.
A look at the transformation of the Khmer Empire from a Hindu to a Buddhist Kingdom (English narration, some Mandarin interviews, with subtitles).
A short look at the long history of the country of Laos, its history, people and culture (English narration, some Mandarin interviews, with subtitles).
A look at the Mount Emei Scenic Area, dedicated to the Bodhisattva Samantabhadra, including the Leshan Giant Buddha Statue in Sichuan Province, China (English with Mandarin subtitles)
An illustrated talk on the geographical, social, political and religious background to the Buddha’s teaching.