Narrated by Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley this six volume series for grades 9 and up offers insight into the striking similarities and vast differences among the world's major religions as well as the unique perspective of its many individual cultures. Each 50 minute episode presents a fresh look at the history of our world through the eyes of religion as an in-depth look at religion's role in creating cultural diversity. This session is on Buddhism. Discover the history behind the philosophy that has led millions of followers on a quest for spiritual enlightenment. Through the epic story of Siddharta Gautama, learn why Buddhists believe the key to "Nirvana" lies within themselves, accessible through thoughtful mediation and prayer. From its origins in central Asia, see how different Asian cultures have adapted to the teachings of Buddha over time - from the Mahayana Buddhists of China and Korea to the Dalai Lama and the Buddhists of Tibet. DVD Features include: Spanish Language Track; Chapter Select; Closed Captioned. Teacher's Guides included and available online at libraryvideo.com Themes: World Religions; Buddhism, Spanish Version DVDs; Espanol Version DVDs JH-A 50 min.
Media ID: 61337
Length: 50 Min.
Publisher: Schlesslinger Media
Level: JH-A

Grade Levels: EC=Early Childhood; P=Primary; I=Intermediate; JH=Junior High; SH=Senior High; A=Adult