My Film Blog

Eastern Mystics
Eastern Mystics

Watch a short clip

In this groundbreaking documentary, well-known mystics from the Buddhist, Hindu, Advaita, and Taoist traditions discuss their own awakening experiences, the nature of mysticism, religious tolerance, love and compassion, spiritual practices, the many paths to truth, and world peace. Their comments and personal messages to the world weave together a tapestry of wisdom, compassion and promise.


Interviewer: Huston Smith; introductions by Matthew Flickstein; featuring Joseph Goldstein, Ajahn Amaro, Bhante Gunaratana, John Daido Loori Roshi, Joan Halifax Roshi, Lama Norlha Rinpoche, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Swami Karunananda, Gangaji, Wayne Liquorman, Derek Lin.