Meditation

American Mystic

American Mystic

Director: Alex Mar
Year: 2010

Alex Mar's lyrical first work is a bold and artful documentary that braids together the stories of three young Americans who have chosen to sacrifice comforts in order to embrace the fringes of alternative religion.

American Mystic

American Yogi

American Yogi

Director: Steven Newmark
Year: 2017

This delightful autobiographical documentary follows a nice Jewish boy turned hippie who travels to India after reading Ram Dass’s iconic book Be Here Now, a trip which altersthe trajectory of his life.

American Yogi

Ayurveda: The Art of Being

Ayurveda: The Art of Being

Director: Pan Nalin
Year: 2001

This visually lush documentary travels 10,000 miles throught India, Greece, and the U.S. to accompany practitioners of AYURVEDA - probably the oldest continually practiced holistic healthcare system in the world.

Ayurveda: The Art of Being

Brilliant Moon: Glimpses of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

Brilliant Moon: Glimpses of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

Director: Neten Chokling
Year: 2010

Brilliant Moon chronicles the life of the writer, poet, and meditation master Khyentse Rinpoche, one of Tibet's most revered 20th-century Buddhist teachers. Spiritual guide to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Royal Family of Bhutan, his life and...

Brilliant Moon: Glimpses of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

Crazy Wisdom:  The Life and Times of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Crazy Wisdom: The Life and Times of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Director: Johanna Demetrakas
Year: 2011

Crazy Wisdom explores the arrival of Tibetan Buddhism in America through the story of Chogyam Trungpa, who landed in the U.S. in 1970. Trungpa became renowned for translating ancient Buddhist concepts into language and ideas that Westerners could...

Crazy Wisdom: The Life and Times of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Faith Connections

Faith Connections

Director: Pan Nalin
Year: 2013

In this documentary, filmmaker Pan Nalin travels to the Kumbh Mela, a mass Hindu pilgrimage to a sacred river, and encounters remarkable men of mind and meditation.

Faith Connections

Free the Mind

Free the Mind

Director: Phie Ambo
Year: 2012

Dr. Richard Davidson, a brain specialist, experiments with meditation and yoga as a means of helping soldiers with PTSD and children with ADHD.

Free the Mind

A Gesar Bard's Tale

A Gesar Bard's Tale

Director: Lharigtso, Donagh Coleman
Year: 2014

As a boy, Dawa was an illiterate Tibetan nomad whose life revolved around herding yaks. At 13, his life changed: through a series of visions, Dawa acquired the gift of telling the epic story of Tibet's King Gesar. Now, at 35, Dawa receives a salary...

A Gesar Bard's Tale

Hippie Masala: Forever In India

Hippie Masala: Forever In India

Director: Damaris Luthi, Ulrich Grossenbacher
Year: 2006

In the 1960s and 1970s thousands of hippies journeyed east to India in search of enlightenment. All, in the end, embraced this land of ancient traditions and transcendent pleasures as their own. Hippie Masala is a fascinating chronicle about aging...

Hippie Masala: Forever In India

Meditate and Destroy

Meditate and Destroy

Director: Sarah Fisher
Year: 2007

Meditate and Destroy

Mystical Brain

Mystical Brain

Director: Isabelle Reynauld
Year: 2007

Is it possible to shed light on the states of grace experienced by mystics and meditators? Mystical Brain shows us the most recent discoveries of scientific research on this phenomenon in North America and abroad.

Mystical Brain

Mythic Journeys

Mythic Journeys

Director: Whitney Boe, Steven Boe
Year: 2009

Every human being has asked the questions: who am I, what is my purpose, why am I here? The answers are in the sustaining allegories of myths that have been passed from generation to generation. With gorgeous stop-motion animation by the creators of...

Mythic Journeys

On Meditation

On Meditation

Director: Rebecca Dreyfus
Year: 2015

ON MEDITATION explores the deeply personal practice of meditation through an exploration of extraordinary people and their practices including David Lynch, Giancarlo Esposito, Russell Simmons, Congressman Tim Ryan, Peter Matthiessen, Mark Epstein an...

On Meditation

Secrets of the Soul

Secrets of the Soul

Director: Frederick Rendina
Year: 2007

What is the soul? Is it genetically encoded in our DNA or the product of centuries of religious teachings dealing with our mortality? Secrets of the Soul provides a window into the provocative question of what happens when we die. Many believe that...

Secrets of the Soul

Spiritual Revolution

Spiritual Revolution

Director: Alan Swyer
Year: 2008

This documentary chronicles the evolution of eastern spirituality in America from its popularization in the counterculture of the 1960s to its widespread infusion into every aspect of our contemporary society. Discusses its role in our new...

Spiritual Revolution

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise/Sunset

Director: Vitali Manski
Year: 2009

The daily life of the Dalai Lama is brought home with remarkable intimacy in Sunrise/Sunset. Granted total access to His Holiness for 24 hours, this is a day in the life of the Dalai Lama from when he wakes up at 3AM until his bedtime at dusk.

Sunrise/Sunset

When the Iron Bird Flies

When the Iron Bird Flies

Director: Victress Hitchcock
Year: 2012

WHEN THE IRON BIRD FLIES takes us on an up-close and personal journey following the astounding path of one of the world's great spiritual traditions from the caves of Tibet to the mainstream of Western culture.

When the Iron Bird Flies

With One Voice

With One Voice

Director: Eric Temple
Year: 2009

With One Voice illuminates the unity of humanity through the single message and mystical tradition that binds all faiths together. The film features mystics from many great traditions around the world who discuss spiritual awakening, world peace and...

With One Voice

Yangsi

Yangsi

Year: 2012

Jigme Lhundrup is the Yangsi, the reincarnation of a greatly revered Tibetan Buddhist meditation master. He must train to uphold this legacy from the age of four. Even with the loving support of his teachers and family, questions begin to arise abou...

Yangsi

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