Silk Road: Khotan - Oasis of Silk & Jade (1990)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Social History  |   Run Time - 55 min.  |  
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This installment of The Silk Road series offers a unique history of the Kun-Lun mountains. At 20,000 feet above sea level, Kun-Lun has been a jade-mining hot spot for over two millennia. Also featured is an intimate look inside some of the Buddhist temples of Chinese legend, as well as some insight into the lives of ancient Chinese princesses.

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Buddhism, China, jade, journey, mountains, silk, temple