Yukari Hayashi ,
Barrie McLean ,
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Two-part series explores the ancient Tibetan Buddhist Book of the Dead. Considers the book's wisdom of life and death and visualizes the afterlife according to Tibetan philosophy.
A text unique to the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, the "Book of the Dead" is an essential teaching that is read aloud to dying persons as they pass from this life into the next. A continual best seller, the book documents a philosophy of living life to the fullest while acknowledging death. This remarkable two-part series explores this ancient wisdom of life and death and boldly visualizes the afterlife according to Tibetan philosophy.
Other credits: Directed by Hiroaki Mori, Yukari Hayashi & Barrie Angus McLean Produced by Atsunori Kawamura & David Verrall Written by Shinichi Nakazawa & Douglas Penick A Co-Production of NHK of Japan, Mistral Film of France and the National Film Board of Canada