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A Parsi wedding: Zoroastrianism in India
A Parsi wedding: Zoroastrianism in India

Duration: 03:20

Traditional promises mean that Zoroastrians or Parsi in India are not allowed to seek converts to their faith. Only those born within the faith are true Parsi. This has an impact on the survival of the community, and a wedding between two Parsi believers is therefore a cause for celebration.

 
Exploring Taoism
Exploring Taoism

Duration: 05:09

Taoism is a complex, mysterious faith. The beliefs are examined by a visit to the Jade Spring monastery in China, meeting with Taoist monks.

 
Samaritan Passover
Samaritan Passover

Duration: 03:37

The Samaritans trace their ancestry back 3,000 years and consider themselves as the origin of the tribe of Israel. This clip shows the Passover sacrifice on Mt Gerazim.

 
Shinto Fire Festival
Shinto Fire Festival

Duration: 04:26

A Shinto festival marks the start of the lunar year, with the idea of order coming from chaos.

 

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