Buddha of the Chadar is a film about a father and son from Ladakh making a winter journey on the frozen Zanskar River - a route known as the Chadar.

 

In veneration of their faith, they carry a heavy and unwieldy statue of Gautama Buddha, which they plan to offer to a remote Buddhist monastery. 

 

You can watch the film here - and you can find out more about the project by clicking on the menu button. 

© Copyright Sean Whitaker
© Copyright Sean Whitaker