Yoga Unveiled – 2 Disc DVD Set
Yoga Unveiled – 2 Disc DVD Set
By film maker Gita Desai, Yoga Unveiled is an informative film that interviews prominent yoga scholars, teachers and practitioners. It tells the story of yoga’s passage to the West, describes its numerous branches, recounts the fascinating biographies of the foremost yoga masters, and explores yoga’s astonishing medical potential.
Stunning cinematography, ornate visual displays, and stirring music create a truly enchanting viewing experience. The great devotees of yoga grace the screen with their profound wisdom and austere manner.
Yoga Unveiled has become an archival treasure, featuring live interviews with masters that have passed away--such as B.K.S. Iyengar, Sri Pattabhi Jois, and Georg Feuerstein. It also features commentaries by Krishna Das, Dr. Herbert Benson, Edwin Bryant, Subhash Kak, Vasant Lad, Dr. Timothy McCall, Larry Payne , Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Father Joe Pereira, Swami Sivananda, Dr. Mehmet Oz, and Dharma Mittra.
2 Disc DVD Set
Compatible with PAL and NTSC
Running Time: 3hrs 15min
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“Yoga Unveiled is a one of a kind documentary film that covers the most comprehensive overview of the yoga tradition in its true essence. An artistic and inspirational triumph, it should be viewed by all!” Deepak Chopra, M.D.
SYNOPSIS OF THE FILM
1. What is Yoga?
The experts define yoga in their own words. Featuring Georg Feuerstein.
2. Origins of Yoga
An overview of the formation of yogic philosophy in ancient India.
Extensive commentaries by Georg Feuerstein, Subhash Kak, and Edwin Bryant, the foremost yoga scholars.
Archival footage of the excavation of the Indus Valley Civilization, the birthplace of yoga.
An exploration of the Vedas and Upanishads, the ancient sacred texts which gave rise to yoga.
3. The Branches of Yoga
Detailed commentaries on Bhakti yoga, Karma yoga, Jnana yoga, Raja yoga, Tantra yoga, and Hatha yoga.
Great modern masters and scholars share their insights on each branch.
Rare archival footage of the great Swami Sivananda.
4. The Passage from East to West
A biography of Swami Vivekananda, who introduced yoga to America.
Old photos, newspaper reviews, and Swami Vivekananda’s speeches at the Parliament of Religions in Chicago.
5. Modern Yoga
The life of Krishnamacharya, who preserved the ancient tradition of yoga and trained the greatest modern yoga masters, including his old footage. The biographies of Krishnamacharya’s great disciples, Indra Devi, B.K.S. Iyengar, Pattabhi Jois, and Desikachar, including footage of each. The story of how each Yogi brought Yoga to the West.
Insightful commentaries about the place of yoga in the modern world.
6. Yoga and Modern Medicine
Interviews with the pioneers in the field, including Dr. Dean Ornish, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dr. Herbert Benson, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Father Joe Pereira, among others. An overview of their alternative medicine programs.