Portrait of a young Hindu (Brahmin) widow tradition and change

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  • Creator Patricia Luchsinger
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication [Madison, WI : University of Wisconsin, 197-?]
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videocassette (46 min.) : sd., b&w
  • Credits
    • Produced by Patricia Luchsinger of the Department of South Asian Studies, UW-Madison


  • Interviews with Ponnama, the widow, and her two daughters and mother about the traditions that govern the life of a young Brahmin widow and her household. Interspersed among the interviews are scenes from their daily lives.