Pratistha: Newar Buddhist Consecrations Empowering Images

Documentary video showing main elements of the Newar Buddhist rituals that consecrate and empower images. Through sadhana, the vajracharya priest brings the powers and enlightenment potential of the Buddhist universe to reside in the icons. Video created for the show, “Dharma and Punya: Buddhist Ritual Art of Nepal” held at at the Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross in fall, 2019.


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