This revealing documentary explores the origins of Buddhism, the world's fourth largest religion, through a detailed chronicle of the renowned Indian sage who obtained enlightenment beneath a fig tree. Is there peace to be found while living amid pain and suffering? Yes, if you believe the testimonies offered here by contemporary Buddhists including the Dalai Lama, Pulitzer Prize-winner W.S. Merwin, and others. Narrated by Richard Gere. 120 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; featurette; interviews.