THE BUDDHA MUMMIES OF NORTH JAPAN Short Film – Audience FEEDBACK from Oct. 2018 Documentary Festival

THE BUDDHA MUMMIES OF NORTH JAPAN, 21min., Japan, Documentary
Directed by Satoshi Watanabe

The robed bodies of self-mummified monks from previous centuries are enshrined and venerated as “Living Buddhas” in select temples in northeastern Japan. They are thought to heal the sick and protect the living, and they continue to inspire monks with the intense dedication of their ascetic discipline.

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