Award-winning filmmaker David Grubin tells the story of the Buddha's life narrated by Richard Gere, a journey especially relevant to our own bewildering times of violent change and spiritual confusion. Experts on the Buddha, representing a variety of disciplines, relate the key episodes of the Buddhaâ€™s life and reflect on what his journey means for us today.Visit The Buddha Website
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Twenty-five hundred years ago, a child was born who was to become the Buddha.
Profoundly troubled, Siddhartha was determined to comprehend the nature of suffering.
A devoted gathering of monks formed around the Buddha at Sarnath.
Compassion stirred the Buddha to send his monks out into the community.
For decades, the Buddha shared his teachings all across northeastern India.
The Buddha prepared to leave the earth forever.
Near death, Siddhartha recalls a childhood moment of when he felt pure joy.
Siddhartha sat down in the shade of the Bodhi tree and began to meditate.