The Life of the Buddha. A 50 minute BBC film dramatizing the life of the one who, beneath a tree at Bodh Gaya, transcended life's misfortunes and sufferings and became known, forevermore, as Buddha.
Buddhism. (27 mins) Using architecture and art, this program studies the birth of Buddhism in India and its spread to other lands, where it has flourished.
Ancient Buddhist Texts site contains orginal texts and studies, texts and translations, texts in English only, Indian prosody, reference materials, maps of ancient Buddhist India, and audio readings of selected texts.
Recent Titles of Interest
Buddhist manuscript cultures: Knowledge, ritual, and art/ edited by Stephen C. Berkwitz, Juliane Schober, and Claudia Brown; New York; Routledge, 2009. Hayden: BQ 1113 .B83 2009
Buddhist goddesses of India. Miranda Shaw; Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006. Hayden: BQ 4630 .S43 2006
South Asian Buddhism: a survey. Stephen C. Berkwitz; New York: Routledge, 2010. Hayden BQ 322 .B47 2010