Spiritual Films and Videos



Bab’Aziz (DVD)

Subtitled “The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul,” this visually rich, award-winning film follows a blind dervish named Bab’Aziz and his spirited granddaughter Ishtar as they wander the Sahara desert in search of a great reunion of Sufi dervishes that takes place just once every thirty years.

Eckhart Tolle: The Flowering of Human Consciousness (DVD)

A face to face meeting and dialogue with respected spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle, the author of The Power of Now.

Eckhart Tolle: What is Meditation? (DVD)

In this talk Eckhart Tolle discusses meditation from the perspective of self-realization by describing the process of transforming any traditional meditation practice into meditation without form.

Entheo-Genesis: Awakening the Divine Within (DVD)

The film, which has won numerous documentary film awards, examines various approaches to spiritual awakening through the lens of traditional and contemporary teachings. Experts from many diverse fields discuss such topics as healing, shamanism, archetypes and higher levels of consciousness.

European Spiritual Masters (DVD)

Fourteen contemporary European spiritual teachers who were inspired by the nondual teachings of the great Indian sage Ramana Maharshi respond to a series of questions related to the spiritual journey. The dialogue format illuminates both the common ground and significant differences between each teacher’s understanding of enlightenment.

From Selves to Individual Self to the Self (DVD)

Fourth Way teacher William Patterson explores a number of themes including the nature and challenges of the spiritual search in the 21st century, self-knowledge, states of consciousness, images of God and the importance of attention during a series of seminars recorded in Northern California.

I Am That I Am: The Teachings of Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj (DVD)

Sri Nisargadatta was considered, along with Ramana Maharshi, one of the most important Indian spiritual teachers of the twentieth century. The video is narrated by Stephen Wolinsky, a disciple of Sri Nisargadatta, and includes never before seen footage of the master recorded in India.

Ram Dass: Fierce Grace (DVD)

The film is a moving documentary of the life of spiritual teacher Ram Dass and the challenges he faced and overcame following a serious stroke.

Samsara (DVD)

This visually compelling exploration of the varied worlds of natural wonders and beauty, spirituality and sacred rituals, interposed with the desecration of nature and the mindlessness of rampant industrialization, was filmed over a period of five years in 25 countries on five continents.

Siddhartha (DVD)

Based on the novel by Hermann Hesse, this beautifully photographed film is the story of a young seeker who leaves his wealthy family and becomes a wandering ascetic. After meeting the Buddha he decides to follow his own path, where he experiences the ultimate emptiness of material wealth before eventually discovering enlightenment.

10 Questions for the Dalai Lama (DVD)

Cinematographer Rick Ray travelled the world exploring the fundamental questions of our time and then, in a personal interview, posed ten questions to H.H. the Dalai Lama. His answers reveal the profound wisdom of this extraordinary spiritual leader.

World Religions Vol. 1: Many Paths (DVD)

This compilation of documentaries on the world’s great religions explores Tibetan Buddhism, Sufism, Taoism, Buddhism, Christian mysticism and the Perennial Philosophy.

World Religions Vol. 2: Wisdoms of India (DVD)

Award-winning filmmaker Elda Hartley examines the wisdom teachings of India and their impact on Western spirituality and science.

World Religions Vol. 3: Meditation, Prayer and Trance (DVD)

The power of Hindu mantras, Christian meditations, Buddhist stillness, Sufi dances, Indonesian trance rites and healing prayers are documented in this wide ranging video.

World Religions Vol. 4: Zen Meditations with Alan Watts (DVD)

Zen author Alan Watts collaborated with filmmaker Elda Hartley to create this anthology of lyrical guided meditations into inner realities.

Zen Garden (DVD)

The serene beauty and quiet solitude of a traditional Japanese garden was filmed as it transforms itself from spring to summer to fall. A meditative soundtrack, blended with ambient natural sounds, accompanies the tranquil scenery.


Enlightenment Guaranteed (VHS)

Two German brothers undergoing a mid-life crisis travel to Japan for a retreat in a Zen monastery. Their adventures in a foreign land in pursuit of enlightenment are both funny and illuminating.

The Matrix (VHS)

At one level, a highly entertaining adventure movie with a psychological twist. At a deeper level, this film expresses a philosophical view common to many spiritual traditions - that the real world is beyond the mind’s ken, and to see the world as it is, you must step beyond the net created by your own mind.


Say Amen, Somebody (VHS)

An exuberant documentary spotlighting the special world of gospel music. At least two dozen hand-clapping songs are featured within the film's joyous 100 minutes.


Kundun (VHS)

Directed by Martin Scorsese and featuring a soundtrack by Philip Glass, the film chronicles the life story of the 14th Dalai Lama.

Jean Klein
Discovering the Current of Love (VHS)

Jean Klein was a Western teacher of the Advaita Vedanta tradition of the "direct approach" to spiritual self-knowledge. In an interview with PBS television host Lilias Folan, he insightfully answers basic questions concerning the search for truth.

Jean Klein
The Flame of Being (VHS)

Contemporary Advaita Vedanta teacher Jean Klein is interviewed by writer Michael Toms.  Toms' thoughtful questions allow Klein to explore the fundamental issues faced by anyone searching for spiritual meaning and enlightenment.

Gurdjieff in Egypt: The Origins of Esoteric Knowledge (VHS)

G.I. Gurdjieff was a powerful and controversial Fourth Way teacher who exerted a major influence on many of the most creative Western writers, artists and musicians of the twentieth century. William Patterson, a student of the Fourth Way, narrates this video which traces the origins of Gurdjieff's teachings to ancient Egypt.

Gurdjieff's Mission: Introducing the Teaching to the West (VHS)

This award-winning second video in a trilogy details Gurdjieff's relentless struggle to establish the ancient teachings of the Fourth Way in Russia beginning in 1912 and later in Constantinople and France.

Gurdjieff's Legacy: Establishing the Teaching in the West (VHS)

The final video of the trilogy documents Gurdjieff's teaching mission in the West from 1924 until his death in Paris in 1949. Much of the filming was done at the actual locations in France, England and the United States, adding authentic detail to the narrative.

Eckhart Tolle
End Self Seeking (VHS)

Eckhart Tolle, the author of The Power of Now and A New Earth, is a contemporary spiritual teacher who is not aligned with any particular religion or tradition. In this engaging talk and question and answer session Tolle conveys his simple yet timeless teaching of spiritual awakening.

Ramakrishna: A Documentary (VHS)

The film serves as an introduction to this remarkable 19th century Indian saint who experienced and taught the inner truth of all religious traditions.

Awaken to the Eternal (VHS)

Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj was a contemporary Indian sage who lived in the slums of Bombay and taught the direct path to spiritual enlightenment. The video clearly presents the essence of his teaching, and includes interviews with many of his students such as Jack Kornfield and Robert Powell.

Abide As the Self: The Essential Teachings of Ramana Maharshi (VHS)

Sri Ramana Maharshi was one of the most renowned spiritual masters of the twentieth century. This video, narrated by Ram Dass, takes you on an inner journey through his life and teachings.

Ram Dass: Open to the Infinite (VHS)

In his first public appearance after his 1997 stroke, Ram Dass joins with singer Krishna Das in an inspiring presentation which demonstrates that the silence of the Spirit and the eternal chant of India both emanate from the same source.

The Inner Art of Meditation (VHS)

Respected Buddhist teacher Jack Kornfield introduces the viewer to the practice of insight meditation. He clearly demonstrates four complete meditations: Awareness of the Breath, Working with Body Sensations, Awareness of Thoughts and Feelings, and Meditations on Forgiveness and Lovingkindness.

On Having No Head (VHS)

In this video, teacher and author Douglas Harding points to the discovery of one’s original nature. Through a variety of “experiments” he leads one to the centre of harmony and peace that is the very nature of one’s real being.

The Space in the Heart of the Lotus (VHS)

Father Bede Griffiths was a Benedictine monk who founded a monastery in India in the 1950s. The video includes personal interviews with Father Bede and highlights his attempts to blend the contemplative practices of Christianity and Hinduism.

Bly and Woodman on Men and Women (VHS)

Poet, storyteller and leader of the men’s movement Robert Bly and well-known Jungian analyst Marion Woodman explore pathways to self-discovery, inner balance and better relationships in this six-part video series.