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The Tibetan book of the dead : a way of life ; the great liberation

Author: Leonard CohenYukari HayashiBarrie Angus McLeanHiroaki MoriAtsunori KawamuraAll authors
Publisher: New York : Wellspring Media, 2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documentary containing remarkable footage of the rites and liturgies surrounding and following the death of a Ladakhi elder. The Dalai Lama explains his own feelings about death, while other scenes within a palliative care hospice in San Francisco depict the use of the texts to counsel dying patients.
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Named Person: Karma-gliṅ-pa
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Cohen; Yukari Hayashi; Barrie Angus McLean; Hiroaki Mori; Atsunori Kawamura; David Verrall; Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai.; Mistral Film (Firm); National Film Board of Canada.; Wellspring Media.
ISBN: 158350222X 9781583502228
OCLC Number: 54672591
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Animation director Ishu Patel; electonic imaging: Eve Ramboz; written by Shinichi Nakazawa & Douglas Penick; produced by Atsunori Kawamura & David Verrall; narrator, Leonard Cohen.
Performer(s): Narrator: Leonard Cohen.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: A way of life / directors, Yukari Hayashi, Barrie Angus McLean --
The great liberation / director, Hiroaki Mori, Yukari Hayashi, Barrie Angus McLean.
Other Titles: Way of life
Great liberation
Responsibility: a co-production of NHK/NHK Creative of Japan, Mistral Film of France, and National Film Board of Canada ; producers, Atsunori Kawamura, Barrie Angus McLean, David Verrall ; directors, Hiroaki Mori, Yukari Hayashi, Barrie Angus McLean.

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Documentary containing remarkable footage of the rites and liturgies surrounding and following the death of a Ladakhi elder. The Dalai Lama explains his own feelings about death, while other scenes within a palliative care hospice in San Francisco depict the use of the texts to counsel dying patients.

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