Blue Eyes in Saffron Robes

A very interesting film from 1979 looking at Western monks living in Thailand, including some who went on to become famous.

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The Mekong River in Laos

A trip along the Mekong River in Laos, looking at some of the iconic temples, and the quiet life of tribal villagers.

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Seeds of Hope, A Story of Buddhist Orphanages in Africa

A film looking at the work of a Taiwanese monk in southern Africa, and the orphanages he has set up there (English and Mandarin with subtitles).

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Luoyang, White Horses from the West

A look at the founding, history, importance and daily life of the first Buddhist Temple in China (Mandarin with English subtitles).

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The Challenging Shikoku Pilgrimage in Japan

A look at the long and difficult pilgrimage on the island of Shikoku in Japan, which is undertaken by hundreds of thousands each year.

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Sketch of an Excellent Man, Pa Auk Sayadaw

A look at the life and the teachings of the Pa Auk Sayadaw and its implementation in various monasteries around the world.

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Tibetan Buddhism in Europe

A discussion with some of the participants of a conference called to discuss the future of Tibetan Buddhism in Europe.

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Buddhist Laos (Folkways of Indochina)

A look at the culture of Laos and the central importance of Buddhism in its development (English narration, some Mandarin interviews with English subtitles).

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Nivarana, the box of desires

An unusual love story set in Myanmar, involving love and life and meditation too. You won’t forget this one easily.

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Potala Palace (World Heritage China)

A film about the world heritage sites called the Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace in Tibet, which includes the Potala Palace, and also the Jokhang Temple and Norbulingka (English with Mandarin subtitles)

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