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Joseph Campbell: Mythos II: The Shaping of Eastern Tradition

Series Description

DURING THE FINAL YEARS OF HIS LIFE, Joseph Campbell embarked on a speaking tour in which he drew together all that he had learned about what he called the “one great story” of humanity. These remarkable talks were filmed and are presented here in the order and manner in which Campbell himself intended, with enhanced images and in minimally edited form. As seen on PBS. Presented by Academy Award®-Winner SUSAN SARANDON.

THE PROGRAMS:

The Inward Path

The core myths of the great Asian religions.

Enlightened One
The Buddha and enlightenment, East and West.

Our Eternal Selves
Yoga and transcendence.

The Way to Illumination
Kundalini yoga and the seven chakras.

The Experience of God
Tibetan Buddhism and the spiritual journey that is death.

 

About the Host

Joseph Campbell taught for nearly 40 years at Sarah Lawrence College; he authored and edited scores of books and inspired generations of scholars and artists.