The life of monk in pagoda ; A Usual Day of a Cambodian Buddhist monk & The manucript on the leaf of Latania tree
The life of monk in pagoda
Produced by Pathé Gaumont, 7 min, 1929, without sound.
This report follows the light of monks and priests living in pagodas in the time of French protectorate : ritual bathing, meal prayers and the transcription of sacred texts.
A Usual Day of a Cambodian Buddhist monk
Produced by Departement of Media and Communication (DMC),3 mn,2007, Khmer version with English subtitles
This document follows the daily life of Buddhist monks in Cambodia from learning Buddhist Dharma and disciplines to history of Buddhism and others courses as mathematique or khmer litterature. Besides the study, they go begging every morning from villagers who willingly give them what they need.
The manucript on the leaf of Latania tree
Produced by Department of Cinema and Diffusion (DDC),17mn,2001, Khmer version.
Latania-leaf manuscripts, made of Latania’s leaves, are originally from India. The Latania-leave manuscripts can last for a long time, and constitute an indispensable part of the country’s heritage.