There are instances where our mind arguably influences physical matter. From simply moving our physical bodies to more complex interactions, such as stress causing illness, we seldomly question what this mysterious “mind” actually is. But could it be possible that the reach of our mind is not confined to the boundaries of our own body, but that our consciousness has the capacity to alter physical reality outside of it?
Most ancient philosophies and indigenous knowledge have for long taken the transcendence of the mind (or “spirit”) over physical matter for granted. But about 400 years ago in Western Europe this idea was violently attacked and overthrown. In their quest for understanding the material world to its fullest extent, it took the Enlightenment movement only a few decades to eradicate a spritual worldview that had been in place literally for thousands of years. But for some reason, it seemed that the experiences that supported a transcendental worldview did not disappear with the “scientific” lack of belief in it.
This film follows and examines these experiences. By documenting current practitioners and events, as well as looking at historic and scientific evidence, we discover traces of a mind that may influence – and transcend – physical matter. Modern quantum physics, timeless mysticism and indigenous knowledge guide us on our path of understanding that despite all the great technological achievements of humanity, our greatest discovery is yet to happen: The discovery of our Self.