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In this short documentary we learn the back story of the Buddha – the religion he founded and how it is manifested today. Travel through Southeast Asia to India, Burma, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), Thailand, Japan, China and many other countries to discover the history and ideas behind Buddhism.

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Buddhism, David Millar, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    David Millar
  • script
    David Millar
  • editing
    David Millar
  • producer
    James Beveridge
  • executive producer
    Guy Glover
  • animation camera
    Jean Chouinard
  • sound editing
    Kathleen Shannon
  • animation
    Pierre L'Amare
    Jean Chouinard
  • re-recording
    George Croll
    Ted Haley
  • narrator
    Douglas Rain

  • Alex

    These historic film sequences are of a timeless beauty. The form might change, the essence stays the same.

    Alex, 31 May 2020
  • Andrioux

    This is the most beautiful introduction to Buddhism that I've seen yet. Simple and gorgeous.

    Andrioux, 12 Aug 2016

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