Short Cut to Nirvana is an award-winning documentary about the Kumbh Mela spiritual festival that takes place near Allahabad, India, every 12 years. The Kumbh Mela also happens to be the biggest gathering in history, attracting 70 million pilgrims. From this incredible event comes a powerful and uplifting message of harmony, unity and peace for all humanity. Yet almost no-one outside India has ever heard of the Kumbh Mela or its message. Until now...
The DVD includes extended discourses on a wide range of spiritual subjects, an address by the Dalai Lama, and behind-the-scenes material seen here for the first time.
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Main feature: 85 minutes - Extras: 75 minutes - NTSC / Color
Group 1 - Available in the U.S. and Canada only
NOW also available in - Group 0 - WORLDWIDE - Choose at check out!
THE DALAI LAMA
His Holiness addresses an audience about his lifelong purpose: To promote human values and help create religious harmony.
Five spiritual teachers - including two who appear exclusively on the DVD - offer insight and wisdom on a wide range of subjects:
Inner Silence and Samadhi
Yoga and Breathing
Unity and Conscious Awareness
Dharma, Satsang, and Gurus
Devotion to a Goal... and Celebration!
WESTERN PILGRIMS FOUR YEARS ON
Jasper Johal, Dyan Summers and Justin Davis reflect on their experiences and how the Kumbh Mela has changed their lives.
Maurizio Benazzo and Nick Day talk about the creative and logistical challenges in making the film, and offer insights into how accepting India's "plan" opened the door to many unexpected possibilities that continue to this day!
Photographs of the Kumbh Mela by Nick Day
DOLBY DIGITAL 5.1 (main feature)