the odyssey of a young Westerner who follows the call of his soul to
India - the land of ancient and spiritual wisdom of the East.
During the next months, he travels from the hot lands of southern
India to the source of the Ganges
river in the Himalayas.
Along the way,
he meets holy men and spiritual teachers, travels and learns the
discipline of detachment with a sadhu, and attends India's most sacred
religious festival, the Kumbha Mela.
result is a compelling docudrama about India. The scenes shot at the
Kumbha Mela offer never before seen footage of the millions of the
pilgrims and holy men converging
at the Brahma Kund. It gives us a fascinating glimpse at the living spirit of Hinduism.
In it's North American release, Sadhana drew
an enthusiastic response. Commentators compares it
in scope and impact
to such films as Siddartha and Meetings with
Remarkable Men. Step-by-step, it takes us all Back to the Source.
"A wonderful philosophical tale and a fantastic inner journey...
superbly filmed and stunning in its sheer beauty and generosity".
France Lafuste - Le Devoir
"The visual of sacred Indian
people, events, caves, and mountains are impressive. Coverage of Kumbha
Mela is especially powerful".
Douglas Todd - Vancouver Sun
Lille (France, non competitive festival)
Frieburg (Germany, non competitive festival)
Houston Film Festival (USA, feature film category)
European Spiritual Film Festival
Tel Aviv Spirit Film Festival