JEEV DAYA: ANIMAL COMPASSION IN WESTERN INDIA was filmed in Dhrangadhra, Gujarat. It explores the nature of human-animal relationships. The film focuses on local interpretations and practices of Jeev Daya (compassion for life) and Ahimsa (non-violence).
Why in India can we see domestic cows, water buffalo, camels, goats, dogs, cats, pigs, and even the occasional monkey strolling the streets and markets of towns and cities in India?
It may seem chaotic, but it is the result of two ancient concepts still practiced today.