The first of five films tracing an Indian expedition along the Silk Road from Central Asia to Tibet.
A trip to remote regions of Tibet to enquire into the building of large towers that dot the landscape.
A documentary about the influential western Tibetan kingdom of Guge and its downfall.
A look at the work of a young Afghani archaeologist at Mes Aynak, one of the most important Buddhist heritage sites in the world, which is under threat of destruction.
An interesting look at the great Buddhist Gandharan civilisation that flourished in the early years of the Common Era.
The ninth and tenth lectures by Prof David Eckel on the history of Buddhism look at the two main schools of Buddhism, Theravada and Mahayana.
A film of one of the most celebrated theatrical performances in recent Chinese Theatre. It is set along the Silk Road and in the Mogao Caves and tells the story of how the famous apsara murals were painted.
The final part of this series focuses on the music and dance fantasia The Flowers of the Silk Road and the impact it has had in China and abroad.