Gerhard Riebicke
Ways to Strength and Beauty

Gerhard Riebicke’s photography paved the way for the awakening of the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century.

Karlfried Graf Dürckheim
Der Körper den ich habe, Der Leib der ich bin

Dürckheim’s legacy is psychotherapy in the spirit of Zen. His books are classics of transpersonal psychology.

Arthur Schopenhauer
On death and life as dying

For any culture which is primarily concerned with meaning, the study of death – the only certainty that life holds…

Yoga
Made in GDR

A practice of self-enquiry like yoga isn’t on the agenda of a system of control and conformity. But even in East Germany people pursued this path, despite the risk of arousing suspicion.

Hans Cousto
The Cosmic Octave
and the culture of ecstasy

Hans Cousto is a mathematician, musicologist and astrologer best known for his work on the Cosmic Octave.

Der Himmel über Berlin
Wings of Desire

If the human being is the only animal that knows it lives in time, the movie is about that knowledge, a modern fairy tale about the nature of being alive.

Breath of the Gods
The origins of modern yoga

The documentary investigates the origins of modern yoga and presents especially Krishnamacharya’s life and teachings.

Lebensreform
Monte Verità

I want to tell you about the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century. The problems back then were the same like today.

Terence McKenna
Final Earthbound Interview

This video from 1998 is one of the last interviews before Terence passed away in April 2000.

Inner Worlds
Outer Worlds

I just discovered the greatest documentary of all time. I urge you to take the time and watch this carefully. What do you feel?

Hermann Hesse
Lebensstufen

Traveling south, being outdoors and reading Hesse goes well together.
And I’m realizing again how deeply this man talks to me.

Terence McKenna
On Cyber Culture

McKenna’s offers far-sighted perspectives on the cyber punk culture and virtual reality. I miss this kind of utopian thinking these days. Where are we heading for with our technology? What could be a positive ultimate goal of it?

Viktor Schauberger
Comprehend and copy nature

Viktor Schauberger (1885 — 1958) was an exceptional inventor and scientist. His body of work revolves around water and it’s natural behavior and inherent energy.

Hans-Peter Dürr
Wirklichkeit

Hans-Peter Dürr — a luminous figure of science today. Such academic knowledge and reputation rarely come with wisdom and openness. I wish more scientists would be like him.

Thoughts
09.09.2011

These are the insights of one night in september 2011. It’s straight from the heart as I felt it back then. I think it’s worth sharing.