PRESS & REVIEWS

National Geographic Interview with Jillian Elizabeth & Neil Dalal

July 08, 2016

The two filmmakers talk about what the yoga craze gets right (and wrong) about Hinduism, the unique progressive nature of Saraswati, and why they didn’t want the movie to explain too much.

GURUKULAM "...will undoubtedly be appraised as one of the great spiritual films of the modern cinema."

July 05, 2016

Not since the memorable Great Silence has there been such a film which records the dedication of those engaged in the spiritual life to such a degree that their sincerity and dedication permeates the sensibilities of the viewer. 

GURUKULAM Review, Spirituality and Practice

June 15, 2016

The fascinating aspect of this documentary is that it subtly and convincingly shows how important everyday spirituality is in the life of the ashram.

GURUKULAM Review, FilmJournal

June 06, 2016

Spirituality plus good deeds continue a tradition of East Indian introspection in Gurukulam - a sweet-natured movie...there is a sense of India as it really is today.

The Village Voice praises Gurukulam, "...graceful and respectful, peppered with moments that highlight the human nature of divine contemplation".

June 02, 2016

Gurukulam lets you contemplate those who contemplate the divine.

GURUKULAM Review, Red Carpet Crash

May 31, 2016

A unique viewing experience – one that quietly draws you towards introspection...something that must be witnessed to fully comprehend.

Explore The Blissful Spirituality Of Southern India In ‘Gurukulam’ via Huffington Post

May 25, 2016

Exploring the rich textures of its setting, the trailer signals a documentary that offers rare insight into a corner of the world ripe with sacred contemplation.

A Portrait Of Contemplative Life

May 24, 2016

This is a rare opportunity to experience the rhythms and traditions of living the contemplative life on a ashram. If you want to get a glimpse, you might be tempted to go...and stay.

Discover the Power of a Small Change in Exclusive 'Gurukulam' Clip

August 19, 2015

The film explores the ancient teachings behind one of yoga's biggest concepts through the eyes of one monk and his students...

Documentary 'Gurukulam' explores Bhagavad Gita

August 20, 2015

...as intellectually thought-provoking as it is culturally immersive.

GURUKULAM Review, Beliefnet

Gurukulam...is so gentle a window the world of a traditional Advaita Vedanta ashram in Tamil Nadu, India that it is itself a kind of meditation.

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