Anagarika Dharmapala

A short biography of the great Sri Lankan reformer and revivalist Anagarika Dharmapala.

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Anuradhapura, the City of the Buddhist Sangha

A talk at the University of California by Osmund Bopearachchi on the ancient capital of Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka.

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Children’s Past Lives

A documentary looking at various cases of past life recall amongst children around the world.

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Amazing Sri Lanka

Three videos from Sri Lanka in the Amazing Places series covering temples and shrines in Anuradhapura, Dambulla and Sigiriya.

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Footprint of the Buddha

A journey through the early form of Buddhism as practised in Sri Lanka, with Ven Ananda Maitreya as our guide.

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Wild Sri Lanka: Forests of Clouds

The last of three films about the natural ecology of Sri Lanka, looks at the forests and the amazing biodiversity found in them (NatGeo).

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Wild Sri Lanka: Land of Lakes

The second of three films about the natural ecology of Sri Lanka, looks at the difference the lakes, both natural and man-made, make to the wildlife (NatGeo).

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A Christian Buddha: The Medieval Tale of Barlaam and Josaphat

The first in a series of three lectures by Prof. Donald S. Lopez, in which he looks at the medieval encounters between Buddhism and Christianity, and the misunderstandings it gave rise to.

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The Sukhothai Dynasty (Folkways of Indochina)

A look at the first Thai kingdom of Sukhothai which flourished from the 13th to the 15th centuries.

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Early Buddhist Legends of Sri Lanka

An illustrated talk on the early Buddhist legends of Sri Lanka, covering the three journeys of Lord Buddha to the Island, the origin of the Sinhala peoples, and the significance of the legends.

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