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The life of the Buddha

Author: Clive MaltbyAli BallantyneRahul Kishore TiwariDenzil SmithBritish Broadcasting Corporation.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2004]
Series: BBC learning.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This remarkably accessible program dramatizes the life of the one who, beneath a tree at Bodh Gaya, transcended life's misfortunes and sufferings and became known, forevermore, as Buddha. Scholars, researchers, and monastics provide illuminating insights into Siddhartha/Buddha's experiences, his teachings, and the rapid spread of Buddhism after his death"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Biography
Documentary television programs
Historical reenactments (Television programs)
Named Person: Gautama Buddha.; Gautama Buddha.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Maltby; Ali Ballantyne; Rahul Kishore Tiwari; Denzil Smith; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Discovery Channel (Firm); BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 56138581
Notes: "Distributed under license from BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc."
Originally broadcast in 2003.
Credits: Narrator, Ali Ballantyne ; camera, Steve Robinson ; composer, Glenn Keiles ; editor, Gregers Sall.
Cast: Rahul Kishore Tiwari, Denzil Smith.
Description: 1 videodisc (51 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, NTSC.
Series Title: BBC learning.
Responsibility: a BBC/Discovery Channel co-production ; directed by Clive Maltby.

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"This remarkably accessible program dramatizes the life of the one who, beneath a tree at Bodh Gaya, transcended life's misfortunes and sufferings and became known, forevermore, as Buddha. Scholars, researchers, and monastics provide illuminating insights into Siddhartha/Buddha's experiences, his teachings, and the rapid spread of Buddhism after his death"--Container.

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