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.
A look at an exhibit of around 150 Buddha statues held at the Buddha Museum in Germany.
An ethnographic and anthropologic documentary about two festivals held in Laos which help keep the departed and the living connected.
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 30-minute documentary talking to people on both sides of the divide in the discussion about the re-establishment of the Bhikkhuni order in the Theravada tradition.
A positive look at the current state of bhikkhunis in Thailand with interviews with Ven Dhammananda and other nuns.
Filmed over a two-year period before the 2011 elections that started the slow changes that Myanmar’s reformist government introduced, this 80-minute documentary by Robert Lieberman shows what an uphill struggle the country is going to face simply to catch up.
This episode of the series looks at the part faith plays along the Mekong River, and takes a look at the different traditions, ordination procedures, almsround, pagodas and palm-leaf scriptures.
A documentary about the religious festivals held by the peoples found along the Mekong river, featuring especially the Water Festival (Songkran) in Luang Prabhang.