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Kalachakra: Initiation and Transmission of Tibetan Buddhism to United States 1981

Catalog Data

Creator:
Bastian, Edward Buddhist scholar  Search this
Physical description:
reference 21 video cassettes (14 hours) sound color 3/4 inch
master film reels (14 hours) sound color 3/4 inch
archival origirnal film reels (30,000 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Asia
India
North America
United States
Wisconsin
Date:
1981
Notes:
Title derived from name of project (unpublished work) -- archival collection
Summary:
Full film record documents Buddhism in Tibetan settlement communities in India, bringing Tibetan Buddhism to the United States by Americans and Tibetans, and building a temple in Wisconsin which includes interviews with those involved and the local community. The film also documents aspects of the first Kalachakra Initiation conferred in the United States. Project includes video documentation of the <mchod gar> dance.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Religion--Buddhism  Search this
Temples, Buddhist  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1986.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218510