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Jainism [videorecording]: Ascetics and Warriors

Estela Films presenta ; en coproducción con Audiovisuales Nebli, Stereo Rent ; producción Felix Tusell, Mercedes Rau, Ricardo Franco ; dirección, Ricardo Franco
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
Abutting the border of Pakistan, the state of Rajasthan is the home of the Jains, a relatively small but influential indigenous religious group founded by Vardhamana Mahavira. This program profiles Jainism, which espouses salvation by conquering material existence through stict ascetic discipline. The imperative detachment from worldly existence necessary for liberation is explained, as is ahimsa, the doctrine of non-injury to any living thing.
Director
Ricardo Franco
Release Date
1995
Run Time
51 min.
Language
English
Notes
Videocassette release of a 1995 production.
Variant Title
Ascetics and warriors
Local Notes
The prices for all programs listed on this website include full protection for public performances. A public performance is a non-theatrical performance of a program, without charge, outside the home to a gathering of people other than family members and or acquaintances. (4/6/12)
Series
Ashes in the River, Four Religions of India
Cenizas En el Río
Series Statement
Ashes in the river, four religions of India ; [2]
Cenizas en el río ; 2
Credits
Director, Ricardo Franco ; producers, Felis Tussell ; Mercedes Rau, Ricardo Franco ; photography, Juan Carlos Gómez.
Published
Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2000.
Publisher no.
FFH 10935 Films for the Humanities & Sciences
Terms of Use
Public performance rights secured.
Description
1 videocassette (51 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
VHS format [NTSC]
Technical Details
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