Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Image India: Pilgrimage to Hindu Temple 1969

Catalog Data

Physical description:
reference 1 film reel (504 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
India
Asia
Date:
1969
Notes:
Title from credits (published work) - study collection
Dir. by H. Daniel Smith, Prod. by H.D. Smith: Hindu Ways Series, Film Marketing Division Syracuse University
Film prints formerly used for courses in Asian and Religious studies at Carleton College were deposited in HSFA in 2005. Films were made by various filmmakers and production companies and distributed by various educational distribution companies.
16mm film prints
Summary:
Edited film: Explains that making a pilgrimage to places of special sanctity is an age-old tradition of popular Hindu piety. Follows a brahman pilgrim into the temple and to the innermost shrine. Shows areas inside a temple, which are normally in inaccesible to non-Hindus and suggests how the areas appear to a believing Hindu. Filmed within the Tengali brahman community of Srivaisnavas.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Hinduism  Search this
Temples  Search this
Pilgrimages  Search this
Religious--beliefs  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2005.10.75
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives L:0
See more items in:
Carleton College Collection
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_305877