Navkalevar

Every 19 years, the wooden idols used in the Jagannath Rathayatra festival must be replaced by freshly-carved statues. This film provides a behind-the-scenes look at this highly-ritualized Hindu ceremony, known as Navkalevar

Main Author: Misra, Prithwiraj
Corporate Authors: Documentary Educational Resources (Firm), Prithvi Films
Other Authors: Sethi, Arshiya
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Watertown, MA Documentary Educational Resources 2006, c2006
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Every 19 years, the wooden idols used in the Jagannath Rathayatra festival must be replaced by freshly-carved statues. This film provides a behind-the-scenes look at this highly-ritualized Hindu ceremony, known as Navkalevar
Item Description:Originally produced as a documentary film in 1997 and released in 2005
Physical Description:1 streaming video (49 min.)