Anyone seen it? Website with trailer
Chöd drum, Dehradun
WHAT moves young, educated people to give up their lives in material security for a spiritual quest that is characterized by uncertainty?
Through the Eastern Gate is a documentary film about the aspirations, practices and ways of life of three young Westerners who follow three different eastern spiritual traditions.
Hatha yoga, South India
In the idyllic rural setting of South India we get to know Ronela – a Finn who dedicated her life to traditional Tantric yoga. In Dehradun, in the North Indian foothills of the Himalayas, we meet Sister Yeshe – a young Australian nun who practices Tibetan Buddhism. And in Turkey we finally follow Aziz – a Californian Sufi dervish…
whirling Aziz, Istanbul
The God Chemical: Brain Chemistry And Mysticism
by Barbara Bradley Hagerty
May 18, 2009
For much of the 20th century, mainstream science shied away from studying spirituality.
Sigmund Freud declared God to be a delusion, and others maintained that God, if there is such a thing, is beyond the tools of science to measure.
But now, some researchers are using new technologies to try to understand spiritual experience. They’re peering into our brains and studying our bodies to look for circumstantial evidence of a spiritual world. The search is in its infancy, and scientists doubt they will ever be able to prove — or disprove — the existence of God.
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Two drug tourists on a spirit journey or is it just fast food spirituality? Visit National Geographic to watch this short documentary on Ayahuasca. There is also “Extreme Celebrity Ayahuasca” if you can’t get enough…