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Richard Gere narrates the story of the Buddha, who some 2500 years ago, in northern India, found enlightenment while meditating beneath a fig tree. The documentary includes remarks from the Dalai Lama, poets Jane Hirshfield and W.S. Merwin, scholars Robert Thurman, Kevin Trainor and Max Moerman, astrophysicist Trinh Xuan Thuan, psychiatrist Mark Epstein and practicing Buddhist monastics.

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