Birth & Youth (Part 3)
Profoundly troubled, Siddhartha was determined to comprehend the nature of suffering.
Birth & Youth (Part 1)
Twenty-five hundred years ago, a child was born who was to become the Buddha.
Filmmaker David Grubin presents the story of the Buddha's life and teachings.
Birth & Youth, part 2
Siddhartha Gautama was the son of a king raised in a palace with every imaginable luxury.
A devoted gathering of monks formed around the Buddha at Sarnath.
Compassion stirred the Buddha to send his monks out into the community.
Two and a half millennia ago, a new religion was born in northern India, generated from the ideas of a single man, the Buddha. Follow the story of his life, a journey especially relevant in our own bewildering times of violent change and spiritual confusion.
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