The Resource Holy men and fools, directed by Michael Yorke

Holy men and fools, directed by Michael Yorke

Label
Holy men and fools
Title
Holy men and fools
Statement of responsibility
directed by Michael Yorke
Contributor
Director
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The film narrates the story of Uma Giri, a Swedish woman who has become a Hindu nun, called Uma Giri. She is one of the few western women to be accepted into the most radical order of wandering Hindu ascetics. The film follows her and 29-year-old yogi, Vasisht Giri, on an 18 day pilgrimage of self-discovery into the high Himalayas. They search out and stay with the saints and mystics of Hinduism in their remote huts and caves. They meet one sadhu who has not spoken for 14 years living beside the source of the River Ganges, Hinduism most sacred river. Finally, Uma discovers what she has been searching for
Additional physical form
Previously released as DVD
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Recorded in India
Language note
This edition in English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Yorke, Michael
  • Giri, Vasisht
  • Giri, Uma
Runtime
71
Series statement
Ethnographic video online, volume 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Acetics
  • Pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • Hindu priests
  • Sadhus
  • Hinduism
Target audience
general
Label
Holy men and fools, directed by Michael Yorke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 6, 2014)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Control code
ASP1879608/ant2
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (71 min.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)877880186
Video recording format
other
Label
Holy men and fools, directed by Michael Yorke
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 6, 2014)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Control code
ASP1879608/ant2
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (71 min.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)877880186
Video recording format
other

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