Narrated By Edward James Olmos
Bali: Island of 1,000 Temples
The Balinese Hindu faithful express their devotion through music, dance and processions of beauty, but they do not take their faith lightly. Religion influences every aspect of Balinese daily life. This compelling episode observes sacred ceremonies and rites which the Balinese honor the powerful forces that govern life.
In the world's most isolated continent, Australia's aboriginal people have survived an austere landscape by banding into hundreds of tribes, each with its own language, traditions and celebrations. This mesmerizing episode explores their spiritual bond with the land that is based on myths, legends, mystical rites, and exotic ceremonies.
Academy Award nominee Edward James Olmos narrates this mesmerizing 13 part series that guides viewers on an epic journey to some of the world's most sacred places. Reverent, historically accurate, and beautifully photographed, Mystic Lands chronicles a diverse array of spiritual practices around the world, including the established monotheistic practices of Islam, Judaism and Christianity. Viewers will also experience the spirit life of devout ancient cultures.