7 Movies That Will Take You On a Spiritual Journey

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The Tree of Life (2011) - N/A

This film explores the meaning of life and existence through the lens of a family in Texas. Director Terrence Malick weaves together themes of nature, grace, and the interconnectedness of all things, inviting viewers on a contemplative journey of self-discovery and transcendence.

Peaceful Warrior (2006) - Prime Video

Based on the book by Dan Millman, this film tells the story of a college gymnast who encounters a mysterious spiritual teacher. Through the teachings of his mentor, the protagonist learns valuable lessons on the present moment, overcoming fear, and the journey of self-discovery.

I Origins (2014) - N/A

This sci-fi drama follows a molecular biologist whose research leads him on a journey to explore the nature of consciousness and Reincarnation. It contemplates the mysteries of life and the possibility of a deeper spiritual reality beyond scientific understanding.

Seven Years in Tibet (1997) - Apple TV+ Rent

This film follows the true story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountaineer who escapes a British prisoner-of-war camp in India and finds himself in Tibet. There, he encounters Tibetan Buddhism and forms a deep bond with the young Dalai Lama.

Hema Hema (2016) - N/A

Dorji invites viewers to contemplate themes of anonymity, liberation, and the quest for spiritual transcendence. Set in Bhutan, this film delves into the mysterious realm of a secret society where members don masks to conceal their identities.

Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom (2019) - Prime Video

This heartwarming tale follows a teacher's transformative journey to a remote village in Bhutan's Himalayas. As viewers accompany the protagonist on his transformative odyssey, they are invited to reflect on their own spiritual values and the interconnectedness of all living beings.

Waking Life (2001) - N/A

This animated film follows a young man who finds himself in a series of philosophical conversations on topics such as existentialism, free will, and the nature of reality and dreamlike experiences while in a lucid dream state.