Swami Shyam

Australia, 1977

Film
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Episode of Series “Our Asian neighbours: India”.
A guru and his followers live in an ashram in Kulu Valley, within the Himalayas. The audience is directly involved in experiencing an Indian swami. The film ends with one of the swami’s three minute lessons on meditation. Suitable for upper primary and lower secondary levels.

Credits

director

Chris Noonan

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:16:57:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31099

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Himalaya Mountains

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → India - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Kulu Valley (India)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Gurus

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Hinduism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → India - Social conditions

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Meditation

Places → Himalaya Mountains

Places → Kulu Valley (India)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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