Discover what people do for faith in some of the most stunning locations on Earth. Many of the world’s best-known landmarks have been inspired by faith. Today, more worshippers than ever flock to these sacred places. Explore these beautiful locations with “Earth’s Sacred Wonders,” airing Wednesdays at 9 p.m. beginning Mar. 25.
Mar. 25: “House of the Divine”
Meet a Muslim paramedic who helps fasting worshippers during Ramadan in Jerusalem. A Cambodian man risks his life to save his ancestral spirits from the jungle. A Buddhist warrior monk in China faces a test that will change his life forever. Watch online.
Apr. 1: “Closer to the Divine”
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. Watch online.
Apr. 8: “Visions of the Divine”
Follow a young Yazidi woman as she searches for salvation in Iraq. Meet an orthodox Christian who much 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. Watch online.