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Religion: Videos & Images

Audio Visual Databases

For RELS102: Kūmāré

Kūmāré

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Kūmāré is an enlightened guru from the East who builds a following of disciples in the West. But Kūmāré is not real. He is an American filmmaker named Vikram Gandhi, who has transformed himself into Kūmāré as the centrepiece of a social experiment designed to explore and test one of the world's most sacred taboos.
Concealing his true identity from all he meets, Kumaré forges profound, spiritual connections with real people from all walks of life. At the same time, in the absurdity of living as an entirely different person, Vikram the filmmaker is forced to confront difficult questions about his own identity. At the height of his popularity he reveals his greatest teaching: his true self. A playful yet genuine and insightful look at belief and spirituality, the film crosses a line few have dared to cross, that from illusion comes truth.

 

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