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Title Creating Buddhas [videorecording] : the making and meaning of fabric thangkas / a Soulful Media production ; produced, directed, edited by Isadora Gabrielle Leidenfrost.

Imprint [Madison, Wis.] : Soulful Media, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    FREI CB    On Holdshelf
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Special features: trailer; about the film maker; slideshow and notes on illustration; script and bibliography.
Performer Narrator, Cynthia Kneen ; interviewees, Leslie Rinchen-Wongmo, Robert Thurman, Glenn Mullin, China Galland, Jonathan Landaw, James Powell II, Valrae Reynolds, Prema Dasara, Anahata Iradah, George Galt, Venerable Amy Miller, Venerable Gyaltsen Chopel, Venerable Rene Feusi, Carl Landsness, Suzie McKig, Kunga Nyima Delotsang, Gayle Curtis-Jones.
Summary The story of a western woman who became a fabric thangka maker. Fabric thangka is a silk embroidered and appliquéd art form in Tibetan Buddhism and is also known as Appliqué Thangka, Brocade Thangka, and Silk Thangka. Trained in Dharamsala, India for nine years, Leslie Rinchen-Wongmo is one of the few female makers in the world and one of the only fabric thangka makers in the west.
System Details DVD-R.
Subject Freilich, Leslie.
Tankas (Tibetan scrolls)
Tārā (Goddess)
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author Leidenfrost, Isadora Gabrielle.
Freilich, Leslie.
Thurman, Robert A. F.
Mullin, Glenn H.
Kneen, Cynthia.
Soulful Media (Firm)
ISBN 9780978904517

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