The Thangka Collection at Yale

The Thangka Collection at Yale

Prof. Andrew Quintman shows us through some of the best thangka paintings held at Yale, and explains their iconography and significance.

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Zen, Japanese Arts and Culture

Zen, Japanese Arts and Culture

A look at the influence of Zen on all aspects of Japanese art and culture.

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Chinese Treasures in Japan: Finding Muxi

Chinese Treasures in Japan: Finding Muxi

A look at the works of the great Chinese ch’an artist Mu-xi, and his work, which now only survives in Japan.

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Japan: Ink Painting, Landscapes of the Mind

A look at the development of ink painting in Japan after its introduction from China and its relationship to western art forms.

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The Eye-Opener

A meditative look at the work that goes into preparing a Arhat statue at a Tibetan monastery.

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A Gift for the Village in Mustang

A film about the gift of a lineage painting from West Virginia to a remote village in Mustang.

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Dharma River, Journey of a Thousand Buddhas

A pilgrimage to some of the treasures of the Buddhist cultures of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar.

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The Golden Age of the Arts in China, 1

A look at the arts in ancient China, and what the influences and ideas were that surrounded them (English with some Mandarin, with subtitles).

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Buddhist Footprints in Maharashtra

A look at the some of the cave temples in Maharasthra, which are amongst the greatest of the Buddhist remains in India.

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Jewel Garden, Tibetan Arts and Crafts

A short film about the Norbulingka Institute in Dharamsala and their efforts to preserve Tibetan culture and arts.

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