The first programme in a series of documentaries about the peoples, cultures and environment that are found along the Mekong river.
Two talks by scholars involved in the conservation of one of the largest repositories of Buddhist art in the caves at Dunhuang in China.
Sections seven to nine from a three-hour documentary on the Buddhist Silk Road kingdom of Kucha made by CCTV.
Sections four to six from a three-hour documentary on the Buddhist Silk Road kingdom of Kucha made by CCTV.
The first three sections from a three-hour documentary on the Buddhist Silk Road kingdom of Kucha made by CCTV.
Lecture at the Metropolitan Museum in New York about the importance of reliquaries in Buddhist culture
Historian Bettany Hughes explains some of the basic Buddhist concepts, and at the same time show some of the riches of Buddhist culture.
Video of the China Disabled Peoples Performance Art Troupe, with their lead dancer, Tai Lihua, performing the famous Buddha with a Thousand Hands dance, recorded for German TV in 2008.
The Emperor requests Xuanzang to write his Records of the Western World and he gains partonage to start his translation work. He translates some of the most voluminous of the Mahayana works, but eventually his health deteriorates and he passes away.