Babaji, an Indian Love Story

General Information

Author/Creator
Rickels, Jiska, director
Language
Hindi.
Subtitles
English
Published
The Netherlands: 2009.
Physical Description
DVD (84 min.)

Contents/Summary

Summary
A poetic documentary about the life of an aged and colorful in the North-east of Indian Shaman, who longs to be reunited with his deceased wife. Mr. Basant Rai, also called Babaji, is 107-years old and widely known as a Sjamaan who cured many people from all kinds of illnesses. When someone is possessed by a bad ghost, he catches this ghost with a special ritual and locks it up in a small metal cocoon which he keeps on a little altar in his garden.

Subjects

Genre
Documentary films

Bibliographic Information

Holdings

Item Type Current Location Collection Call Number Volume Info Shelving Location Public Note
DVD-ROMOSA Film LibraryOSA Film LibraryFL Record 5305Audio Visual-