EARTH'S SACRED WONDERS
Wednesdays, Dec. 13 - 27, 2023 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV / Stream the series now with KPBS Passport!
Discover what people do for faith in some of the most stunning locations on Earth in this three-part series EARTH'S SACRED WONDERS. Many of the world’s best-known landmarks have been inspired by faith. Today, more worshippers than ever before flock to these sacred places.
Episode 1: “House Of The Divine” Encore Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV - Meet a Muslim paramedic who helps fasting worshippers during Ramadan in Jerusalem. A Cambodian man risks his live to save his ancestral spirits from the jungle. A Buddhist warrior monk in China faces a test that will change his life forever.
Episode 2: “Closer To The Divine” Encore Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV - Travel to Japan, where a Shinto devotee undertakes a grueling challenge at a sacred waterfall. A young Muslim helps re-plaster a mosque in Mali. At a New York City cathedral, an Episcopal priest brings people and their pets closer to God.
Episode 3: “Visions Of The Divine” Encore Wednesday, Dec. 27 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV - Follow a young Yazidi woman as she searches for salvation in Iraq. Meet an orthodox Christian who must deliver a holy flame into the hands of his bishop in Jerusalem. In Nepal, a Buddhist painter battles the elements to honor Buddha's birthday.
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Credit: BBC Studios