The Path of the soul

Australia, 1987

TV show
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Episode number 2 of Series “Bali triptych”.
This second part of a fascinating trilogy on the history, culture and way of life of the people of Bali concentrates on the spiritual beliefs of the Balinese. The Balinese believe in the fundamental unity of all aspects of existence, from birth, to death, to rebirth. Religion is practised as an integral part of daily life and has survived the absorption of Bali into the greater nation of Indonesia and a flood of western tourists. The complex and colourful purification and consecration rites for marriage, pregnancy, birth and death, shown in the video are still practised to maintain the balance between man, nature and the spiritual world and to offer protection from evil spirits.

Credits

producer

John McLean

production company

Bozado

Duration

00:59:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

Appears in

Bali triptych

Group of items

Bali triptych

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38514

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Bali Island (Indonesia)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rites and ceremonies

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Hinduism

Places → Bali Island (Indonesia)

Television

Television → Television series

Television → Television series → Television series - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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