The frontiers of peace

Set in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, this documentary explores Jainism, including the interrelationship between the four elements of the "Sangh." Includes discussion of the religious tenets of Jainism and their implications for life in the Jain community. A Jain town father, a nun, and a monk descri...

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Corporate Authors: British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service., Educational Communications, inc., University of Wisconsin--Madison. Center for South Asia.
Other Authors: Kuepferle, Paul L. (Screenwriter, Producer), Lynch, Barry (Producer), France, Peter (Narrator), Bedi, Naresh (Cinematographer), Traylor-Smith, Richard (Film editor)
Language:English
Sanskrit
Hindi
Gujarati
Prakrit languages
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Summary:Set in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, this documentary explores Jainism, including the interrelationship between the four elements of the "Sangh." Includes discussion of the religious tenets of Jainism and their implications for life in the Jain community. A Jain town father, a nun, and a monk describe the major observances of the Jains, their founder, Mahavir, their 2,500 year history, and their concern for the preservation of all living beings.
Item Description:Originally produced as an episode of the Everyman television series. Episode first aired October 23, 1986.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (approximately 40 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD-R format ; NTSC, all region.
Production Credits:Photography, Naresh Bedi ; film editor, Richard Trayler-Smith.
Published: Madison, WI : Center for South Asia, University of Wisconsin-Madison, [2004?]

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