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A collection of black and white films look at three major world religions. Buddhism: Crossing the frontiers of India, Myanmar (Burma), Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Thailand, Japan and China, this film traces the history and the philosophy of the religion founded by Buddha (the Enlightened One) over two thousand years ago (16 min. 45 sec.). Hinduism: Most present-day Hindus live in India. Shown are observances of this faith, its creed of non-violence, its respect for all living things, and the social order it created (18 min. 36 sec.). Islam: Based on the teachings of the prophet Mohammed, Islam is the second largest religion in the world. This film explores the faith of the Moslems, which preaches brotherhood and allegiance to a single God (19 min.).

1987, 54 min 45 s

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