Shot by 40 filmmaking teams in 25 countries, Sacred is an immersion into spiritual practices across cultures and religions—from a Buddhist monk’s 1,000-day circumnavigation of a mountain in Japan to Hasidic Jews’ ecstatic celebrations in Ukraine, and from Angola Prison inmates finding God to the “turning of the bones” to commemorate the dead in Madagascar. Award-winning filmmaker Thomas Lennon unifies these scenes into a breathtaking exploration of the wondrous diversity of belief and practice—at once deeply personal and inspiringly universal— as he explores the ways faith is used to help navigate the milestones and crises of life.
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This film is part of the The Meditative Life 2017: Consciousness, Spirit, Thinking, and Being series.
The Meditative Life is made possible by:
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