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Cremation--Religious aspects--Buddhism

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Harry Caldwell Collection

 Unprocessed
Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.002
Dates: 1933-1949

Harry Caldwell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.002

Reel 5, Circa 1933-1934

 Item
Identifier: TAMIS F 2020.002.005
Scope and Contents Intertitle: “BUILDINGS AND SCENES KUSHAN MONASTERY.” Long pans of monastery built in the woods. Intertitle: “The fish pond where fish, turtles, and snakes are reared for merit.” Fish swarm to eat food floating on the surface of the pond. Several quick shots of details around the pond. Intertitle: “Buddhism religiously cares for animals for merit, but lacks interest in man.” Numerous goats and several cattle wander through the monastery. Intertitle: “The priests care for herds and flocks as...
Dates: Circa 1933-1934

Reel 7, Circa 1949

 Item
Identifier: TAMIS F 2020.002.007
Scope and Contents Intertitle: “The fish pond where fish, turtles, and snakes are reared for merit.” Fish swarm to eat food floating on the surface of the pond. Several quick shots of details around the pond. Intertitle: “Buddhism religiously cares for animals for merit, but lacks interest in man.” Numerous goats and several cattle wander through the monastery. Intertitle: “The priests care for herds and flocks as future homes of souls.” Numerous chickens and geese wander the monastery. Four large pigs browse on...
Dates: Circa 1949

Reel 16, Circa 1934-1935

 Item
Identifier: TAMIS F 2020.002.016
Scope and Contents The camera surveys a Buddhist monastery interior. A line of clergy walk along a colonnade in a monastery, with some carrying banners and other objects. The clergy climb a flight of steps into a monastery building. The clergy proceed through other spaces in the monastery before sitting down at long tables with dishes of food in a dim interior space. Buddhist clergy gather on the exterior steps of a large building, then walk as a group through the grounds of the monastery. Buddhist clergy pass...
Dates: Circa 1934-1935