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Renowed scolar Joseph Campbell continues his exploration of mythology in part six of his Mythos series. This video discusses the mythologies and philosophies of the East. By examining acient texts and artifacts, Campbell creates a timeline, showing certain traditions and stories were passed through the many religions of India and then taken by the Buddhist teachers and passed through most of Asia. By examining these tradition, Campbell attempts to show the roots of the "inward path" tradition and how it differs from the religious traditions Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Oscar Award winning actress Susan Sarandon hosts. ~ Ed Atkinson, Rovi