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Title Altar of Fire / by Robert Gardner and J.F. Staal for The Film Study Center at Harvard University.

Publication Info. [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 45 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
digital
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Note Title from title frames.
Event Originally produced by Documentary Educational Resources in 1976.
Summary This film records a 12 day ritual performed by Mambudiri Brahmins in Kerala, southwest India, in April 1975. This event was possibly the last performance of the Agnicayana, a Vedic ritual of sacrifice dating back 3,000 years and probably the oldest surviving human ritual.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language In English.
Subject Nambudiris.
Cultural change and history.
Linguistics.
Anthropology.
Vedas.
Religion.
Rites and ceremonies.
Added Author Gardner, Robert, 1925-2014, producer, author.
Staal, J. F., author, film director.
Kanopy (Firm)
Music No. 1048846 Kanopy
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