The Resource Alms : Jing shi, written and directed by Edward A. Burger

Alms : Jing shi, written and directed by Edward A. Burger

Label
Alms : Jing shi
Title
Alms
Title remainder
Jing shi
Statement of responsibility
written and directed by Edward A. Burger
Title variation
Jing shi
Contributor
Film director
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • eng
  • chi
  • chi
Summary
The Head Chef (dianzuo) of a remote mountain Chan (Zen) Buddhist monastery in Southern China explains the traditional cultivation, distribution, and ritual offering of food in this Buddhist community. Follows the gathering of local fuels and farmed vegetables, and witnesses how living members of this community work in harmony with elements of their physical environment to provide the supportive infrastructure surrounding the Meditation Hall, where a group of cloistered monks devote themselves to meditation practice. Includes footage of monks sitting in the Meditation Hall, farming land, gathering bamboo off the surrounding mountainsides, cooking on wood-fire stoves, and feeding their resident brothers in the disciplined, ritualized manner traditional to this 1200-year-old monastery
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Cataloging source
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Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Music by Eric Liebman
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Language note
In Mandarin with subtitles in English
LC call number
  • BQ9294.4.C6
  • BQ9268.3
LC item number
  • A55 2009
  • .A45 2009
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  • Burger, Edward A.
  • Liebman, Eric
  • Commonfolk Films
Runtime
24
Series statement
The dreaming Buddhas project
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  • Monastic and religious life (Zen Buddhism)
  • Zen monasticism and religious orders
  • Buddhism
  • Buddhist priests
  • Monastery gardens
  • Agriculture
  • Cooking
  • Foreign films
  • Motion pictures, Chinese
  • Buddhist monasteries
  • China
  • Buddhism
  • Buddhist monasteries
  • Buddhist priests
  • Foreign films
  • Monastery gardens
  • Monastic and religious life (Zen Buddhism)
  • Motion pictures, Chinese
  • Zen monasticism and religious orders
  • China
Technique
live action
Label
Alms : Jing shi, written and directed by Edward A. Burger
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Videodisc release of the documentary motion picture produced in 2009
  • "For the Dreaming Buddhas Project short film series."--Opening frames
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Academic addition sic.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 24 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)635391426
  • (OCoLC)ocn635391426
System details
DVD, NTSC, all region; widescreen (1.78:1 aspect ratio) presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Alms : Jing shi, written and directed by Edward A. Burger
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Videodisc release of the documentary motion picture produced in 2009
  • "For the Dreaming Buddhas Project short film series."--Opening frames
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Academic addition sic.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 24 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)635391426
  • (OCoLC)ocn635391426
System details
DVD, NTSC, all region; widescreen (1.78:1 aspect ratio) presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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