The fourth of five films from NHK about the western end of the Silk Road, this one looks at Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.
A trip along the Silk Roads from east to west of Xinjiang by the travel writer Colin Thubron (English with Mandarin subtitles).
First of four documentaries about eminent Buddhists in the old Chinese capital city (Mandarin, with English subtitles)
An investigation into the lost Buddhist kingdom of Kucha in Central Asia.
India’s relations with, and influence upon, the great cultures in south-east and northern Asia.
The third and fourth films tracing the life of the famous Chinese Buddhist scholar monk Fa Xian, and his journey to India in search of Vinaya texts.
The first two of four films tracing the life of the famous Chinese Buddhist scholar monk Fa Xian, and his journey to India in search of Vinaya texts.
The fourth of five films tracing an Indian expedition in which they finally head into Tibet, and learn about the history and culture there.
The third of five films tracing an Indian expedition along the Silk Road in which they cross the Taklamakan desert and visit many of the ancient Buddhist sites along the route.