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Afterlife
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(Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 51 mins
Death is one of life’s certainties and the one thing we all have in common. But what happens after we die? 'Afterlife' takes us on a fascinating trip into the remote villages and urban jungles of Asia, exploring old and new ways of ritualising death and celebrating the afterlife with traditions that have existed...
(Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 51 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 2, The Far East
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 48 mins
Pete observes a purification ritual during the Shinto Oto Matsuri fire festival and finds out how war helped to create the biggest church in the world. Pete encounters the exotic and inscrutable religions of the Far East, from anarchic Buddhist Naked Man and Shinto Fire festivals in Japan to enlightening Taoist mo...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 48 mins
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Biography, Confucius: Words Of Wisdom
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produced by Steven R. Talley, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 45 mins
In an age of intrigue and vice, his was a voice of morality and virtue. 2,500 years after his death, he is revered as one of the greatest teachers in history and his name is synonymous with ageless wisdom.
produced by Steven R. Talley, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 45 mins
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Biography, The Dalai Lama: Soul Of Tibet
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produced by Brooke Runnette, fl. 1995-2015, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 54 mins
He is the fourteenth man recognized by his people as Buddha's reincarnation and honored with the title he is known by worldwide--the Dalai Lama. Interviews with Chinese scholars and Tibetan activists, including the Dalai Lama himself detail the long struggle to free Tibet.
produced by Brooke Runnette, fl. 1995-2015, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 54 mins
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Blue Eyes At Shaolin
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(Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 2000), 27 mins
The Shaolin Monastery in the Chinese province of Hunan is the mythical landmark of the martial arts. For the last fourteen centuries, it has trained young men from all over China as valorous defenders of the imperial dynasties. Andreas is a Buddhist monk. He has been living in Shaolin for two years, studying Wushu...
(Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 2000), 27 mins
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The Buddha's Doctrine And The Nine Vehicles
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written by José Ignacio Cabezón, 1956- (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013, originally published 2013), 312 page(s)
Following the fall of the Tibetan empire and the ensuing "period of fragmentation," the twelfth and thirteenth centuries saw tremendous religious efflorescence in Tibet. Although the Tibetan scholars and adepts of this period continued to draw from the texts and practices of Indian Buddhism, they also began to cra...
written by José Ignacio Cabezón, 1956- (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013, originally published 2013), 312 page(s)
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Desideri
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directed by Giandomenico Bosa, fl. 2001 and Massimo Prevedello, 1963-2002 (Ethnos Films, 2001), 50 mins
The voyage of the Jesuit missionary Ippolito Desideri in Tibet in 18th century, the first example of inter-religious dialogue between Buddhism and Christianity.
directed by Giandomenico Bosa, fl. 2001 and Massimo Prevedello, 1963-2002 (Ethnos Films, 2001), 50 mins
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The Dharma's Gatekeepers: Sakya Paṇḍita on Buddhist Scholarship in Tibet
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written by Jonathan C. Gold, fl. 2015 (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2007, originally published 2007), 282 page(s)
The Dharma's Gatekeepers offers an incisive analysis of one of the most important works in Tibetan Buddhist intellectual history: Sakya Pandita's Gateway to Learning (Mkhas pa 'jug pa'i sgo). Writing in a time when a distinctively Tibetan tradition of Buddhism was first emerging, Sakya Pandita wanted to present Ti...
written by Jonathan C. Gold, fl. 2015 (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2007, originally published 2007), 282 page(s)
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Divine Women, Episode 3, The War of the Word
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directed by Ruairi Fallon, fl. 2005; presented by Bettany Hughes, 1968-; produced by Open University and BBC Manchester, in Divine Women, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 48 mins
Award winning historian, author and broadcaster Bettany Hughes explores the complex attitudes towards women and religion, from 10,000 BC to the present day. If there was a golden age for women in religion, it certainly isn’t the 21st century. The status of women in religion is currently a contentious subject, fr...
directed by Ruairi Fallon, fl. 2005; presented by Bettany Hughes, 1968-; produced by Open University and BBC Manchester, in Divine Women, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 48 mins
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Plum Blossom in Snow: Falun Gong in China
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directed by Elefteria Kalogritsa; produced by Elefteria Kalogritsa (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 54 mins
Falun Gong is an ancient meditative practice that enjoyed a revival in China in the 1990’s. The government approved it at first, but as it gained in popularity it was seen as a threat. Seventy to 100 million people were practicing Falun Gong, when it was outlawed in 1999. The government started brutally suppress...
directed by Elefteria Kalogritsa; produced by Elefteria Kalogritsa (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 54 mins
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