University of Wisconsin–Madison

Buddhism: The Great Wheel of Being

(Part of Ashes in the River: Four Religions of India Series)
52 min., 1995

Sikkim occupies a place of rare geographic splendor, and Buddhism is the state’s religion. Presents the tenets and history of the belief system founded on the teachings of Buddha. A discussion of the Four Noble Truths, including the Eightfold Path, sheds light on the practice of Buddhism, while ancient monuments testify to the enduring nature of this venerable religion.