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Sadhus : India's holy men

Author: Denis WhyteNaresh BediMichael YorkeRajesh BediArt MalikAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : Tamil
Database:WorldCat
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"Explores the selfless lives of three of the most controversial sadhus of Hindu India. The rolling saint follows Lotan Baba's 2500-mile penance across India; The living god focuses on Jayendra Saraswati, arguably the most influential man in India; Living with the dead concentrates on Ram Nath, a member of the rare and extreme 'aghori' sadhu sect, who ritually pollutes himself in order to worship"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Biography
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Denis Whyte; Naresh Bedi; Michael Yorke; Rajesh Bedi; Art Malik; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Bedi Films.; Denis Whyte Films.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Multicultural Programmes Department.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Canal+ Studio.; Premiere (Firm)
OCLC Number: 32602093
Language Note: In Tamil with English subtitles and narration.
Credits: Photography, Naresh Bedi (pt. 1), Rajesh Bedi and Naresh Bedi (pt. 2), Rajesh Bedi (pt. 3) ; editor, Gregory Harris (pts. 1, 3), Peter Barber (pt. 2) ; music, Sam Mills.
Performer(s): Narrator, Art Malik.
Description: 3 videocassettes (52 min. each) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: pt. 1. Lotan Baba, the rolling saint / director, Naresh Bedi --
pt. 2. The living god / director, Michael Yorke --
pt. 3. Aghori : living with the dead / directors, Rajesh Bedi, Naresh Bedi.
Other Titles: Lotan Baba, the rolling saint.
Living god.
Aghori.
Responsibility: producer, Denis Whyte ; a Bedi Films/Denis Whyte Films production for BBC TV, Canal Plus, Premiere ; Multicultural Programmes Department, BBC.

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"Explores the selfless lives of three of the most controversial sadhus of Hindu India. The rolling saint follows Lotan Baba's 2500-mile penance across India; The living god focuses on Jayendra Saraswati, arguably the most influential man in India; Living with the dead concentrates on Ram Nath, a member of the rare and extreme 'aghori' sadhu sect, who ritually pollutes himself in order to worship"--Container.

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