• Short Summary

    A large group of Japanese Buddhists, including senior monks, took part in the Washing of the Buddha Ceremony in Hong King on Friday (15 APRIL)
    Before the ceremony the Japanese monks formed a large procession through the streets of Hong Kong.

  • Description

    1.
    WS BUDDHIST PROCESSION THROUGH HONG KONG STREETS
    3 ft

    2.
    CU JAPANESE BUDDHISTS IN PROCESSION
    6 ft

    3.
    SCU YOUNG GIRLS LEADING SENIOR MONKS IN PROCESSION
    14 ft

    4.
    SCU BUDDHISTS IN PROCESSION CARRYING GIFTS
    16 ft

    5.
    SCU SENIOR JAPANESE MONK LEADING SENIOR WOMAN MONK
    20 ft

    6.
    SV JAPANESE BUDDHIST CARRYING FLAGS
    23 ft

    7.
    SV CROWD WATCHING
    24 ft

    8.
    SCU JAPANESE WOMEN IN PROCESSION
    27 ft

    9.
    SV CROWD WATCHING
    28 ft

    10.
    LV JAPANESE BUDDHISTS MONKS IN PROCESSION
    30 ft

    11.
    GV CROWD WATCHING
    31 ft

    12.
    SV PAN FROM SENIOR MONK UP TO MANTRA SCHOOL
    34 ft

    13.
    GV INTERIOR OF SCHOOL WITH BUDDHISTS PRAYING
    39 ft

    14.
    SCU JAPANESE BUDDHIST MONKS TAKING PART IN CEREMONY
    41 ft

    15.
    CU PAN FORM SIDE ALTAR UP TO SENIOR JAPANESE MONK
    43 ft

    16.
    CU BUDDHISTS WATCHING CEREMONY
    44 ft

    17.
    CU SENIOR JAPANESE MONK READING SACRED BOOK WATCHED BY OTHER MONKS (4 SHOTS)
    51 ft

    18.
    CU SENIOR JAPANESE MONK WASHING IMAGE OF BUDDHA
    54 ft

    19.
    CU SENIOR HONG KONG WOMAN MONK PRAYING
    55 ft

    20.
    GV MONKS TAKING PART IN CEREMONY
    55 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A large group of Japanese Buddhists, including senior monks, took part in the Washing of the Buddha Ceremony in Hong King on Friday (15 APRIL)
    Before the ceremony the Japanese monks formed a large procession through the streets of Hong Kong. Other Japanese Buddhists took part in the procession which wound its way to the Hong Kong Nantra School for Lay Buddhists.

    Also in the procession were Buddhists from Hong Kong, including one of the most Senior Woman monks on the island.

    At the Mantra school the Buddhists performed the ritual of Washing the Buddha. The centuries old ceremony was watched by a large crowd.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA89Y30YNBNQOUFYKFIFR8GK1OD
    Media URN:
    VLVA89Y30YNBNQOUFYKFIFR8GK1OD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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