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Mythic Journeys (2009)

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Every human being has asked the questions: who am I? What is my purpose? Why am I here? The answers are in the sustaining allegories of myths that have been passed from generation to generation. We look at the stories we tell ourselves and come to recognize that every life is a story, and a story can change the world.

With gorgeous stop-motion animation by the creators of The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth and stimulating interviews with Deepak Chopra and a host of other spiritual leaders, Mythic Journeys reveals the power of myth to transform lives into journeys. With the voices of Tim Curry (Rocky Horror Picture Show), Mark Hamill (Star Wars), and Lance Henriksen (Alien).

This film is a Spiritual Cinema Circle selection

Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Lance Henriksen
Steven Boe, Whitney Boe
English

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katwomantxstyle73, posted on February 24, 2016

very enjoyable! and some great teachings and speakers that really knew how to share the message they were a part of bringing forth to receive.... another good one to enjoy to expand your own perception into Life and living it! ohhhh and ENJOYING IT FULLY. ;)

thirdrockwalk, posted on February 7, 2016

I really loved Mythic Journeys. I will be watching this one again.

newdirection7, posted on February 6, 2016

for some reason I have a green screen. Can hear what they are seeing but not see anything.
Any ideas?

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kardomirza, posted on October 19, 2015

This was really great!

Thank you GaiamTv

MEwing305, posted on August 14, 2015

Why not create a new mythology, one the whole world could contribute to!?

petrajordan, posted on May 18, 2015

...just hit Play again...

Karenmm2, posted on January 6, 2015

I loved this movie so much that I immediately watched it again! Insightful, thoughtful, creatively told, and it didn't seem to take itself too seriously. Really inspiring and thought-provoking. I want more films like this one!

cheryl3, posted on December 30, 2014

why are we so limited with what we can download here in Africa ?

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SHARED, posted on September 5, 2014

lovely and wonderful

jorsejack, posted on June 18, 2014

Why cannot see it all? Will love to be able to see it all! muchas gracias!

cathy89, posted on June 11, 2014

What books would you suggest for to read to my middle school children or have them read themselves? I would love to read to them these stories so we can discuss the lessons and have together time.

ZamRich, posted on April 27, 2014

Most excellent, and I will be watching it yet again... Thank You and Blessings to you all.. Wonderful !!!

zekewheelie, posted on March 31, 2014

elohrer46, posted on October 24, 2014

Hi my name is Eileen What did you think. I loved this film. I trust we will learn what we need to learn!

laceydawsonphotography, posted on March 30, 2014

EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS IS STUNNING! A LIFE GUIDE TO WHAT REALLY MATTERS!!! IN LOVE WITH THIS!

ShaunteC, posted on February 25, 2014

Great video!!! Must watch again and take notes.

Yogi C, posted on August 4, 2013

Well done visually, emotionally and audio wise.
Inspiring!

Markteclaw, posted on June 7, 2013

This has been one of my favorites to watch!

ange, posted on May 20, 2013

I loved the views and thought provoking commentaries and stories! The way it was presented was very interesting and creative, a very inspiring film!!!

karenbroomfield, posted on April 24, 2013

What a great collection of stories, a wonderful reminder of the role of myth and rites of passage in our healthy individual and collective development. Enjoyed all the speakers most especially Tom Blue Wolf, Sobonfu Some and Robert Walter. Highly recommended!

pete_didy, posted on April 14, 2013

The Man of a Thousand Faces & The power of Myth by Campbell Joseph is profound. Really happy that 1 guy mentioned him. Wonderful film of myths. 5 Stars! Pete Raw

KellyM, posted on March 24, 2013

Great and thought provoking.

Alana4687, posted on March 1, 2013

A masterful dialogue among some compelling leaders, this program truly inspires. It inspires a hunger for experiencing and creating our own life (-affirming, -sustaining, -transforming) narratives, and deepening our sense of connection through these tales. While profound, it is also viscerally moving, and funny.

This program is worthy of watching, sharing, and remembering many times over...

Kat_Starwolf, posted on January 23, 2013

Just as in the myth/story, we all see things differently. But we need our stories, our myths, otherwise, what do we have? And truth truly IS relative. Excellent.

juliechristine, posted on November 18, 2012

Advice to an unwise King.
It is not wise to take advice from a Demon. It is not wise to believe a demon. It is not wise to kill like a demon. The story proved to me How easy it is to get a King to kill and glorify it. First a demon seed of thought that someone wants to kill him and watch how he will fall into the demon path and kill first. Mistaken path and not wise.

this myth symbolizes the huge deception which keeps us locked in our psyches to be ok with killing ...the myth made it 'heroic' that by killing the bad guy you can bring freedom and happiness to the Kingdom. the reality is yes it brings freedom - to the demon mind to continue being demonic. and it keeps us glorifiying one who kills.

There was some spiritual food for the soul to contemplate in this , but When I saw how the video in real time included a picture of Barack Obama in the noble legacy of others like Gandhi and Dr. MLKing who lived and died for nonviolence when Obama ordered the murder of Osama, it became very clear we are living this delusional myth here and now and the veil of deception is still very much alive.

Obama is the King in the story and he Killed Osama and we the people are still in the myth that projects heroic qualities to an unwise king who kills. but we don't want to see.

Hope there is part two and you can show a new mythology of what a Wise Queen or a Jesus or a King Like His Holiness the Dalai Lama would do instead.

DANIELLED6, posted on March 30, 2014

After I was done watching I had a strange feeling inside that I couldn't explain. But your comment make sense to me somehow. I was shock when I realised that the king killed that sorcerer. He seams wiser until that moment. Why do we need to heart those that have a different point of view? Why killing them? There must be another way.
I tend to believe that leaders are reflecting the majority. We still have a long way to go don't we?
I also believe that to change the majority we have to make the change within ourselves. That is helping me to stop blaming people before me.
I smile more since. ;-)

Beside that it was well made in my opinion

floydan, posted on April 1, 2013

Sounds like you've got a few demons of your own.

motherearth, posted on October 14, 2012

This program reflects how important storytelling is to all of us. Without it we would all become more hollow. Just think why we all listen to music, watch a movie or take a trip, it's because we love the story of life. The more intimate the exchange the more meaningful the story becomes.

Joeykol, posted on August 28, 2012

Loved it! So much wisdom. I will watch it again and again.

RussG, posted on August 18, 2012

Unusual and profound. This one was so different in the way it told its stories, I really enjoyed it!

Amharper33, posted on March 23, 2012

Wow! A well done film that compels you to live find your story and live with purpose!

Barb Cunningham, posted on March 14, 2012

BRAVO!!!

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