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Creating Buddhas Transcript

Visual: Giant Thangka rolled up and being carried by monks.
Narration: Fabric thangka is so rare that in some places it is only seen once every twelve years for a few hours. For this special occasion, it often takes up to three hundred monks to carry one thangka that weighs several hundred pounds.

 

Visual: Giant Thangka rolled up and being carried by monks.
James Powell 10: “The visualized aspect of the thangka is a vast aid to understanding Buddhism.”


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