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Donna Karan‘s Dream

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Donna Karan‘s Dream (2009)

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Following her husband’s seven-year battle with lung cancer, Donna Karan wrote that she found it “shocking that it was the disease being treated, and not the patient.” When she reached outside the conventions of Western medicine and brought elements of ancient healing traditions to her husband’s bedside, she found his pain was eased, his anxiety was calmed and his spirit comforted.

She was inspired to make this type of caring available to others, especially in hospitals, where, as she notes, “people need it most.” She sought to integrate the world’s wisdom traditions and Western medicine so that people are cared for as a whole being. To realize this dream, she reached out to the healthcare community, to the alternative healing communities, to practitioners of such healing arts as yoga and qigong. She brought together an astonishing assembly of healers, and in Donna Karan’s Dream we partake of their advice and experience. Watch Donna Karan’s Dream to hear their voices, and go to the Urban Zen website to learn more about the goals and activities of her Urban Zen Foundation.

Donna Karan, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Tony Robbins, Michael J. Fox, Laurie Anderson, Edie Falco, Prof. Robert Thurman, Richard Gere, Deepak Chopra, Richard Freeman, Rodney Yee, Colleen Saidman, Marianne Williamson

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nowvoyager, posted on January 25, 2015

Excellent film. It is true, American medicine must begin to see the person as a human being and stop treating them like a car that needs repair. Maybe we should go back to the time when those in the medical field were spiritualist and not .....

Yogi C, posted on March 10, 2014

I love the direction of educating people about their choices.
There are plenty of options but very little understanding.
Thank you for that insight!

19usha, posted on March 7, 2012

Even though I find Donna Karan's Dream commendable, sadly it does not ring true to me as long as she insists on using fur in her collections. I find it frankly upsetting and cynical when she speaks about human dignity and togetherness and then goes ahead using animal skins. Her company and herself have been made aware countless times on how these skins are obtained and the suffering that goes with it. I am actually appalled that she can in one breath speak about collective consciousness and respect to the universe and then for financial gain knowingly abuse animals. We are all one and 'May ALL sentient beings be happy and free from fear'.

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