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Earth’s Sacred Wonders

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Many of the world’s best-known landmarks have been inspired by faith and today more worshippers than ever are flocking to these sacred places. For some people they’re sanctuaries for quiet contemplation. For others, they’re sites for astonishing acts of worship, dangerous challenges and extraordinary deeds of devotion, rarely seen by outsiders.

Earth’s Sacred Wonders

S01E03 · Visions of the Divine

At the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, an orthodox Christian must deliver a... More

At the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, an orthodox Christian must deliver a miraculous holy flame into the hands of his bishop. At Boudhanath stupa in Nepal, a Buddhist painter battles the elements in honor of Buddha’s birthday. And at Lalish in Iraq, a young Yazidi woman goes in search of salvation, after being traumatized by recent conflict.

4-8-202000:54:40
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