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Many of the world’s best-known landmarks were inspired by faith. For some, they’re sanctuaries for quiet contemplation. For others, they’re sites for astonishing acts of worship, dangerous challenges and extraordinary deeds of devotion.

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Many of the world’s best-known landmarks were inspired by faith. For some, they’re sanctuaries for quiet contemplation. For others, they’re sites for astonishing acts of worship, dangerous challenges and extraordinary deeds of devotion.

    • EPISODE 1

    House of the Divine

    At Angkor Wat in Cambodia, a man who believes the temples are home to his ancestral spirits, risks his life to save them from the jungle. At Al Aqsa in Jerusalem, a young Muslim paramedic battles his own hunger and exhaustion to help other fasting worshippers during Ramadan. And at the Shaolin Temple in China, a Buddhist warrior monk faces a test that will change the course of his life forever.

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    • CC
    • 54 Minutes

    At Angkor Wat in Cambodia, a man who believes the temples are home to his ancestral spirits, risks his life to save them from the jungle. At Al Aqsa in Jerusalem, a young Muslim paramedic battles his own hunger and exhaustion to help other fasting worshippers during Ramadan. And at the Shaolin Temple in China, a Buddhist warrior monk faces a test that will change the course of his life forever.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 54 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Closer to the Divine

    In Mali, a young Muslim helps to re-plaster the Great Mosque of Djenné, in the hope of a place in paradise. At Japan’s Nachi waterfall, a Shinto devotee undertakes a gruelling challenge to ensure the wellbeing of Japan for another year. And at the Cathedral of St John the Divine in New York, an Episcopal priest performs an astonishing ceremony to bring people, and their animals, closer to God.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 54 Minutes

    In Mali, a young Muslim helps to re-plaster the Great Mosque of Djenné, in the hope of a place in paradise. At Japan’s Nachi waterfall, a Shinto devotee undertakes a gruelling challenge to ensure the wellbeing of Japan for another year. And at the Cathedral of St John the Divine in New York, an Episcopal priest performs an astonishing ceremony to bring people, and their animals, closer to God.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 54 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Visions of the Divine

    From the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem to Boudhanath stupa in Nepal, and Lalish in Iraq, discover what people do for faith in some of the most sacred places on Earth.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 54 Minutes

    From the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem to Boudhanath stupa in Nepal, and Lalish in Iraq, discover what people do for faith in some of the most sacred places on Earth.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 54 Minutes
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