The Buddha

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Emmy Award-winning director David Grubin tells the historical tale of Gautama Buddha from his initial enlightenment under a fig tree through his death around the age of 80. In telling this story, Grubin combines a number of elements including original animations, testimony by contemporary Buddhists such as the 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso, glimpses of (more…)

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Death & Legacy, part 1
04:23 — For decades, the Buddha shared his teachings all across northeastern India.
Death & Legacy, part 2
12:43 — The Buddha prepared to leave the earth forever. He would never be reborn, never die again.
Seeking, part 1
05:49 — Once a great prince, Siddhartha became a beggar, surviving on the charity of strangers.
Teachings, part 3
02:41 — The Buddha's analysis of suffering came to be called The Four Noble Truths.

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  • Premise: Emmy Award-winning director David Grubin tells the historical tale of Gautama Buddha from his initial enlightenment under a fig tree through his death around the age of 80. In telling this story, Grubin combines a number of elements including original anim… (more)

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