A report from the remote kingdom of Mustang in Nepal, on the effects of globalization on the culture of the country.
An investigation into the lost Buddhist kingdom of Kucha in Central Asia.
The development of Zen Buddhism in Japan, and its two main schools seen through two representative figures.
A history of Japanese Buddhism from its introduction to the 13th century.
An introduction to the life and works of Xuanzang and the schools of Chinese Buddhism.
A look at the protests by self-immolation that swept over Tibet during the last decade.
A record of the search for the 17th Karmapa and his instalment in Tibet, made years before his escape to India.
A look at the works of the great Chinese ch’an artist Mu-xi, and his work, which now only survives in Japan.
A look at the Chinese calligraphic arts that have been preserved in Japan, and their influence on Japanese culture.