TUTORIAL: This video will present Audio-Video features within Mandala Collections. Mandala lets scholars create and manage a variety of types of scholarly content in a sophisticated way without the necessity of building a collection from scratch. Its indexing and search functionality does the work of locating and collating similar assets across a wide variety of management tools. Mandala Collections is essentially is a suite of digital tools for storing, organizing, and publishing collections of scholarly content.
Susan Stanford Friedman discusses global research projects, living "on the hyphen," and the value of the humanities in our everyday lives. This video is brought to you by: Circultating Spaces, www.circulatingspaces.com.
A monk explains the iconography of a contemporary Manjushri thangka painted in Lhasa. - "And he carries a sword in his right hand and a book in his left hand. What the book symbolizes is that one eliminates the darkness of ignorance with wisdom (pointing to the sword) and understands all dharma teachings (pointing to the book). In order to understand all teachings immediately Manjushri bestows wisdom on other beings." "The main purpose of the sword is to eliminate the darkness of ignorance. For this purpose we have the sword. Simply by rasing the sword it destroys all darkness of ignorance. The reason why the top of the sword is in flame is because the flame cuts the darkness of ignorance swiftly."
Tutorial on writing simple Russian phrases in Cyrillic cursive. Has phrases translated into English. Good for RUSS 1010 classes in the first two weeks when students might need help connecting Cyrillic letters. Also a good reminder for students who may have trouble doing so throughout the semester.
Interview with the senior lama of this Gyemen-area monastery, up-valley from Chongyé, Dekyi Park, and Pünrap Manor.
A tour of the most important chapels on the second floor of the great assembly hall at Drepung Monastery. The tour includes shots of the Maitreya chapel but focuses primarily on the Kangyur chapel and the religious art and relics inside. Narrated by Georges Dreyfus.
UVa’s Audio-Video collections are a repository of public and private recordings ranging from valuable and unique recordings stemming from fieldwork, performances, lectures, and more, to collections of clips from other recordings used primarily for learning purposes. They have the capacity for interactive, searchable transcripts, as well as dynamic links to relevant subjects and places allowing exploration of related resources across the SHANTI Collections of audio-video, photos, texts, and visualizations.