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Bhutan Travel Videos, DVD
- $29.95 DVD High Definition ~ All Regions Worldwide
Item Code : BENN429DVD. This fascinating video documentary delves deep into the rich history, cultural traditions and haunting beauty of the Kingdom of Bhutan as it struggles to join up with the 21st century while striving to retain its unique cultural identity and values. Bhutan... Land of the Thunder Dragon brings to life a culture and country that has been virtually unknown to the rest of the world, and an understanding of a people determined to maintain their true identity. Hi-definition. 60 minutes. c2002
- $24.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide
Item Code : QUES431DVD. Questar. 55 Minutes. Bhutan: Land of the Thunder Dragon The image of Bhutan as a mystical Shangri-La still exists. Here, Buddhism is more than a religion, it's a lifestyle. From fluttering prayer flags to prayer wheels, worship to Lord Buddha permeates every aspect of life in an ancient world of magic and mystery that is nearly untouched by the modern age. Greece: Isle of Revelation In this land of great beauty, the spirit of the past still rules, and the gods of old are part of the culture and a part of life. Yet, devotion to orthodox Christianity is a constraint in the lives of nearly all Greek people. EXTRA FEATURE What drives humans to their faith and a belief in the divine? Series director Chip Duncan introduces this compelling exploration of faith, religion, natural creation myths and celebrations of life and death. Academy Award nominee Edward James Olmos narrates this mesmerizing 13 part series that guides viewers on an epic journey to some of the world's most sacred places. Reverent, historically accurate, and beautifully photographed, Mystic Lands chronicles a diverse array of spiritual practices around the world, including the established monotheistic practices of Islam, Judaism and Christianity. Viewers will also experience the spirit life of devout ancient cultures.
- $69.95 set of 6 DVD All Regions Worldwide
Item Code : QUES4306-PK. Questar Video. DVD. 6 Hours. Come embark on an adventure of the soul. Academy Award nominee Edward James Olmos narrates this mesmerizing thirteen-part series that guides viewers on an epic journey to some of the world's most sacred places. Reverent, historically accurate, and beautifully photographed, Mystic Lands chronicles a diverse array of spiritual practices around the world, including the established monotheistic practices of Islam, Judaism and Christianity. Viewers will also experience the spirit life of devout ancient cultures, such as the Inca, Maya, and the pantheon of Olympic gods, as well as the Theraveda Buddhist and Nat worship practices of Myanmar, Tantric Buddhism in Bhutan, Hinduism in Bali and India, Voodoo in Haiti, and the mysterious Dreamtime rituals of Australia's aboriginal people. Disc 1: **Bhutan: Land of the Thunder Dragon ** Discover an ancient world of magic and mystery that is nearly untouched by the modern age. Greece: Isle of Revelation - In this land of great beauty, the gods of old are an integral part of the culture. Extra Feature: Series director Chip Duncan introduces this compelling exploration of faith, religion, natural creation myths and celebrations of life and death. Disc 2: Peru: Kingdom in the Clouds - Unearth secrets of an ancient nation among the ruins of Machu Picchu. Egypt: Cycle of Life - Lavish tombs are testament to the pharaohs' quest for immortality. Extra Feature: Series director Chip Duncan reflects on the inspiration behind Mystic Lands, and the challenges and rewards of creating the series. Disc 3: Myanmar (Burma): Triumph of the Spirit - Faith and quiet devotion are a way of life in this reclusive nation, once known as Burma, shackled by military dictatorship and depression. The Taj Mahal: Heaven on Earth - The symbol of intensely spiritual India is the Taj Mahal, considered by many to be "the most beautiful building in the world." Extra Feature: Series composer Chris Spheeris talks about opening his ears and heart to the indigenous music on the series' evocative soundtrack. Disc 4: Anasazi: The Ancient Ones - Through oral traditions and the discovery of crumbled cities and villages, the story of the Anasazi is only beginning to unfold in the North American southwest. Haiti: Dance of the Spirit - This provocative program reveals the truth behind the mystical practice of the religion, Voodoo. Disc 5: Bali: Isle of 1,000 Temples - Observe the sacred ceremonies and rites with which the Balinese honor the powerful forces they believe govern life. Australia: Dreamtime - Australia's aboriginal people have a spiritual bond with the land based on myths, legends, mystical rites and exotic ceremonies. Disc 6: Maya: Messages in Stone - This powerful episode unearths the grand ruins and spiritual beliefs of the Maya in Central America. Jerusalem: Mosaic of Faith - The holy city of Jerusalem is a spiritual crossroads for the devout, and a wellspring of all that is sacred to Christians, Muslims, and Jews. Varanasi: City of Light - This fascinating program explores beliefs, rituals and ceremonies observed in the Hindus' journey toward enlightenment.
- $19.95 VHS NTSC
Item Code : QUES432VHS This fascinating series takes you to the great spiritual places of the world and reflects the lifestyle, landscape and people that surround the sites as well as contemporary spiritual practices within each place. Edward James Olmos narrates Mystic Lands, which also features the original music of internationally acclaimed recording artist Chris Spheeris. Bhutan: Land of the Thunder Dragon - Explore the tiny Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan and centuries of legends that are part of the Bhutanese spiritual life. The teachings of Guru Rinpoche, the second incarnation of Lord Buddha, guide the people in their devotion. Elaborate festivals are held throughout the land honoring Guru Rinpoche. From fluttering prayer flags to the rhythmic spin of prayer wheels during meditation, worship to Lord Buddha permeates every aspect of life in Bhutan. With this tape you get more focus on the actual Bhutanese people. You see their faces, clothing, children, and get a good glimpse of their colorful festivals. Maya: Messages in Stone - Unearth the grand ruins and spiritual beliefs of the Maya in Central America. The practices that inspired these mystical temples can sill be felt through ancestors who today practice a blend of Christianity and ancient Mayan traditions. Explore the Mayan beliefs in human sacrifice, deities, and forces of nature. 60 minutes
- $19.95 VHS NTSC
Item Code : PBSV433VHS. Journey again across the globe to uncover the beauty, bounty and majesty of Earth's most sacred places. Spend an hour with the residents of the "top of the world." In Bhutan, the only surviving Buddhist Himalayan kingdom, you'll learn the secrets of living in harmony with nature. Simple subsistence farmers and pastoralists, the Bhutanese live in quiet concert with their colorful and exotic neighbors: the Red Panda, the Himalayan Black Bear and the Blue Sheep. 60 minutes
Bhutan Travel Videos, DVD