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The goddess and the computer

Author: John Stephen Lansing; André Singer
Publisher: Watertown, Mass. : Documentary Educational Resources, 1988.
Series: Ethnographic video online.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For centuries, rice farmers on the island of Bali have taken great care not to offend Dewi Danu, the water goddess who dwells in the crater lake near the peak of Batur volcano. Toward the end of each rainy season, the farmers send representatives to Ulun Danu Batur, the temple at the top of the mountain, to offer ducks, pigs, coins and coconuts in thanks for the water that sustains their terraced fields.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Ethnographic films
Documentary
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Stephen Lansing; André Singer
OCLC Number: 701798413
Notes: Previously released on DVD.
Event notes: Recorded in Bali, Indonesia.
Description: 1 online resource (58 min.)
Series Title: Ethnographic video online.
Responsibility: by J. Stephen Lansing and Andre Singer.

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For centuries, rice farmers on the island of Bali have taken great care not to offend Dewi Danu, the water goddess who dwells in the crater lake near the peak of Batur volcano. Toward the end of each rainy season, the farmers send representatives to Ulun Danu Batur, the temple at the top of the mountain, to offer ducks, pigs, coins and coconuts in thanks for the water that sustains their terraced fields.

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