At the Mercy of Mother Nature

ArthurInterview, Nature, The Essence

We started our 2 month Western US filming trip in San Francisco with an opportunity to interview Brother David Steindl-Rast. In our sharing together we could see that Christianity in it’s essence has the same understanding and is pointing to the same Divine reality as all the other spiritual traditions. They may dress themselves in different overcoats but underneath, their … Read More

Spring & Summer in US

ArthurDivine Feminine, Production, The Essence

After 3.5 months on the East Coast, mostly New York and Miami we are getting ready to take off on our second segment of filming. During these 3.5 months we had lots of prep work to do and of course things took longer than anticipated. Between selling and buying new video gear, working on commercial projects to be able to … Read More

From Anatolia back to India

ArthurProduction, The Essence

We are now in India, back at Shri Kali Ashram, our home base where the beautiful teachings of Bhagavan Shanmukha Anantha Natha first inspired us to make The Essence. We have yet to finish doing a rough edit and transcription of Shanmukha’s formidable interview but we are almost there thanks to Alena Boltyanskaya, who has been very helpful with transcribing most of … Read More

Interview: Christopher Wallis

ArthurProduction, Tantra, The Essence

“There is no inherent suffering or evil in reality. It arises out of our own ignorance. We are the Divine, and our actions express what we call good and evil. Tantrik tradition says when you come to know yourself, your deeper nature, you will spontaneously behave in ways that create benefit for all beings. If you do not know yourself, … Read More