STK-ID 10745

Hinduism: several MSs of monks, lay people, reading holy books, meditating, praying. Shot of woman praying to Shiva Parvati. Several shots of Rig-Veda scholar studying various manuscripts. CS of manuscripts, some very old. Shots of cities along Ganges River, waterfront. Shot of group of people moving along mountain path in Himalayas. CS of people passing camera. Few shots of harvest, men threshing grain by stamping on it. Shots of temple in Himalayas. HALS of town in mountain. Shots of buildings, of temple, of elderly native and of youngster drinking from cups, of elderly man smoking water-pipe.


Excerpt from
Four Religions
Himalayas, Ganges River
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486