Yukari Hayashi ,
Barrie McLean ,
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Documents the history of the Book of the Dead and explores its traditional application in northern India, as well as its use in hopsices in Europe and North America. Includes interview with Dalai Lama.
Part I of The Tibetan Book of the Dead. Documents the history of the Book of the Dead and explores its traditional application in Ladakh, northern India, as well as its use in hospices in Europe and North America. Filmed on location over a four-month period, the film includes an interview with the Dalai Lama, who shares his own views on the book's meaning and importance.
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