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Catalog # 203
   
Title Tibetan Book of the Dead Part II: The Great Liberation
Filmmaker Yukari Hayashi, Barrie Angus McLean and Hiroaki Mori
Year 1996
Subject Religion
Format VHS
Region Asia
 
Description Produced by Yukari Hayashi, Barrie Angus McLean and Hiroaki Mori. Year? ISBN: 1-55974-547-9 Summary Part 2 of the Tibetan Book of the Dead, The Great Liberation presents a vividly detailed account of the contents of the "Book of the Dead" and of the traditional Buddhist teachings on compassion and the search for truth which are its foundations. The film observes an elderly priest and his young student as they guide the soul of a recently deceased man into the afterlife. The soul's progress is envisioned through the sequence of traditional rituals, interwoven with imaginative animation by Academy Award-nominated animator, Ishu Patel. Descript 1 videocassette (45 min.) : sd., color ; 1/2 in Series ? Cast Filmmaker: Yukari Hayashi, Barrie Angus McLean and Hiroaki Mori Narrated by Leonard Cohen Subject Tibet Account of the contents of the Book of the Dead and of the traditional Buddhist teachings on compassion and the search for truth http://directcinema.com/dcl/title.php?id=390

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