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Hinduism: 330 Million Gods

BY PETER MONTAGNON FROM THE BBC THE LONG SEARCH SERIES, 1977 52 MINUTES AMROSE VIDEO PUBLISHING, INC. 28 WEST 44TH STREET, SUITE 2100 NEW YORK, NY 10036 PHONE: 800-526-4663 OR 212-768-7373 FAX: 212-768-9282 E-MAIL: SALES@AMBROSEVIDEO.COM Reviewed by Anne E. Monius This second episode of the widely acclaimed BBC Long Search series serves as an excellent introduction to the basics of Hindu life dial is suitable for both high school and introductory college courses. Beautifully filmed ...

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Buddhism: Footprint of the Buddha

Reviewed by Anne E. Monius This third episode of the widely-acclaimed BBC Long Search series, if used with some caution, can serve as a good introduction to Theravada Buddhism that is suitable for both high school and introductory college courses. Filmed entirely on location in Sri Lanka, Footprint of the Buddha conveys some of the essentials of Buddhism through the interpretive eyes of a university professor or anthropology and distinguished monk; three refuges, the four noble truths, the nota...