Filmmaker Stephen Mulhearn takes us on a personal journey of discovery following his near death experience. Trying to escape a violent and alcoholic past he finds himself on the brink of death in a Glasgow hospital. As he leaves his body on the operating table he encounters a spiritual master, Peggy Dylan, who dramatically brings him back to life.
After being released from hospital, he sets out on a quest to track down the spiritual master who saved his life. On the way he experiences miraculous rituals and profound insights with shamans and healers in North and South America. After discovering the secrets of transcending suffering, he attempts to bring hope back to the culture that nearly killed him.