The Tibetan book of the dead
DVD
2009
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An ancient source of strength and guidance. Remains an essential teaching originating in the spiritual cultures of the Himalayas. Reveals the history and examines its traditional use in northern India, as well as its acceptance in Western hospices. Follows an old lama and his novice monk as they guide a Himalayan villager into the afterlife. The soul's 49-day journey towards rebirth is envisioned through actual photography of rarely seen Buddhist rituals.

Item Details
Subjects:
Buddhist eschatology.
Death -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.
Future life -- Buddhism.
Intermediate state -- Buddhism.
Karma-gliṅ-pa, active 14th century. Bar do thos grol.
Tibetan book of the dead.
Genre:
Documentary films.
Feature films.
Other Authors:
Alive Mind Media.
Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Hayashi, Yukari, 1964-
Honda, Toshiyuki, 1957-
Kawamura, Atsunori, 1948-
Kibe, Naoyuki.
Lorber HT Digital.
McLean, Barrie Angus, 1933-
Mori, Hiroaki.
Nakazawa, Shinʼichi.
National Film Board of Canada.
Verrall, David.
ISBN:
9780982253601
0982253605
Publisher, Date:
[United States] : Alive Mind ; New York, NY : Distributed by Lorber HT Digital, [2009]
Description:
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes:
Documentary.
Title from container.
Originally released in 1994.
Special features: "The trap:" see what happens when Buddhist teachings are applied in a Nova Scotian fishing village, documentary (20 min.)
Camera, Hideo Saito, Shuji Kawashita ; editors, Mitsunori Morimoto, Judith Merritt, David Verrall ; music, Toshiyuki Honda ; animation, Ishu Patel.
Narrator, Leonard Cohen.
DVD, region 0, full screen (1.33:1), NTSC.
Contents:
Part 1: A way of life
Part 2: The great liberation.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
ALV-DV-23
Link to PAC
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