• Short Summary

    TWO WESTERNERS AND A SOUTH KOREAN WERE MADE BUDDHIST MONKS AT A CEREMONY IN BANGKOK'S WAT MAHATHART TEMPLE ON SATURDAY.

  • Description

    1.
    LS.THREE MONKS LEADING PROCESSION ROUND TEMPLE (2 SHOTS)
    0.13

    2.
    MS.CHILDREN WITH GIFTS
    0.22

    3.
    MS.THREE MONKS AND OTHERS INTO TEMPLE (3 SHOTS)
    0.32

    4.
    MS.IMAGE OF BUDDHA INSIDE TEMPLE
    0.34

    5.
    MS.CEREMONY
    0.38

    6.
    CU.THREE MONKS (3 SHOTS)
    0.46

    7.
    MS.SAME MONKS PRAYING (3 SHOTS)
    0.52

    8.
    MS.MONKS RECEIVING ROBES (3 SHOTS)
    1.05



    Initials JBC/V/BH/JG



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: TWO WESTERNERS AND A SOUTH KOREAN WERE MADE BUDDHIST MONKS AT A CEREMONY IN BANGKOK'S WAT MAHATHART TEMPLE ON SATURDAY. ONE OF THE WESTERNERS WAS A CANADIAN, THE OTHER A WEST GERMAN.

    THE COLOURFUL CEREMONY BEGAN WITH THE THREE MEN LEADING A PROCESSION AROUND THE TEMPLE. THEN THEY WERE ORDAINED AND GIVEN THEIR YELLOW ROBES AFTER PRAYING BEFORE A HUGE IMAGE OF BUDDHA.

    THE CANADIAN AND THE GERMAN, WERE AMONG A DOZEN WESTERNERS, STUDYING IN THE THAI CAPITAL TO BECOME MONKS. SINCE THEIR ARRIVAL IN BANGKOK A FEW MONTHS AGO, THEY HAVE BEEN LIVING IN TEMPLES, STUDYING THE TWO THOUSAND LAWS OF THEIR RELIGION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7CSGFRGV1BMQ1JN0UC01WKGK7
    Media URN:
    VLVA7CSGFRGV1BMQ1JN0UC01WKGK7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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