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Film Studies of Traditional Tibetan Life and Culture: Mundgod, South India 1979

Catalog Data

Dorjee, Ragpa NAFC cameraman (1956- )  Search this
National Human Studies Film Center, Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Maradol, Mathias  Search this
Dorjee, Ragpa  Search this
Physical description:
reference film reels (47,240 feet) sound color 16mm
archival original film reels (47,240 feet) sound color 16mm
Motion pictures (visual works)
Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work) -- archival collection
Supplementary materials: 2,3,4,6
Full film record is a research film project shot in the Tibetan communities of southern India. Film footage includes the Offering of Long Life puja to Kyabji, Yamantaka ceremony, and Ceremony of Year Ending Propitiation Invocation at Gaden Shartse Monastery; the Gohe Samajha ceremony at Gaden Jangtse Monastery; the Monlam Chenmo ceremony, Chonga Shospa ceremony, and Ceremony of Matriya at Drepung Monastery; the New Year Incense Burning ceremony at Norbu Rhe; and the New Year ceremony at the Dalai Lama's palace, Mundgod, India. Footage also contains debating, <chaam dancing>, monastic daily life, and making of the Yamantaka mandala. The edited film BTSUNCHUN was produced from this footage.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Language and culture  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Religion--Buddhism  Search this
Buddhist monasteries  Search this
Dance--as part of ceremony  Search this
Drums--use of in religious activities  Search this
Art, Buddhist  Search this
Procession--religious  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1986.13.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives