Dharma River is a lyrical documentary that surveys South East Asia's great spiritual and cultural treasures within an exquisite sensory journey. Visiting the legendary lost civilizations and living wisdom traditions of Laos, Thailand, and Burma, Dharma River powerfully conveys their continuing relevance for contemporary audiences.
Ancient temples, mystical landscapes, and wondrous shrines - many of them UNESCO world heritage sites - provide a rich visual tapestry. Combined with a score of rare classical South East Asian music, this visual voyage masterfully illuminates the areas' artistic and devotional traditions.
From the canals of Bangkok to the mountains of Laos, from the golden pagodas of Burma to the Mekong River, the film gives a unique experience of sacred space. Along the way, Dharma River's beautiful imagery, haunting score, and nuanced narration transport the viewer to the mystic East on a journey into timelessness.