Awake: The Life of Yogananda (DVD)
Directed by Lisa Leeman and Paola di Florio
Also Available On:Kino Digital Direct
Awake: The Life of Yogananda is an unconventional biography about the Hindu swami who brought yoga and meditation to the West in the 1920s. Paramahansa Yogananda authored the spiritual classic Autobiography of a Yogi, which has sold millions of copies worldwide and is a go-to book for seekers, philosophers and yoga enthusiasts today (apparently, it was the only book that Steve Jobs had on his iPad). By personalizing his own quest for enlightenment and sharing his struggles along the path, Yogananda made ancient Vedic teachings accessible to a modern audience, attracting many followers and inspiring the millions who practice yoga today. Filmed over three years with the participation of 30 countries around the world, the documentary examines the world of yoga, modern and ancient, east and west, and explores why millions today have turned their attention inwards, bucking the limitations of the material world in pursuit of Self-realization.
"Compelling...enough to make a modern soul look inwards"
"Gripping, inspiring...epic...the filmmakers hook you emotionally from the get-go."
"Dreamy, entrancing...and while such material can be hard to pull off, directors Paola di Florio and Lisa Leeman are masters of atmospherics"
"Engrossing and informative from start to finish"
"Co-directors Paola di Florio and Lisa Leeman honor the man with a reverential though rarely stuffy portrait."
"A rounded portrait of the Father of Yoga in the West that celebrates his practical and uplifting art of spiritual living."
"Epic and timeless"
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