Andy Lawrence Visual Anthropology

a film by Andy Lawrence featuring Rajive McMullen
This second film in our series about Tantra is now available on VHX

Synopsis: Lead me from illusion to reality, Lead me from darkness to light, Lead me from death to immortality — Brihadaranyaka Upanishad 1.3.28

For the Nath Yogis of Northern India this prayer is an expression of their desire to find the One amongst the many and to return to the source of all things. According to the Naths, only a true guru can guide them through the paradoxes of human life in their search for a centre where nothing must exist.

This anthropological documentary film offers an in-depth look at the Tantrik, Aghori, holy seekers of Northern India who are the disciples of the great Guru Gorakh Nath. Following his journey of discovery in The Lover and the Beloved, Rajive McMullen goes deeper into Tantra presenting his own guru's story.

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Andy Lawrence Visual Anthropology

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Works made between 1998 and the present illustrating some of Andy's experiments within Visual Anthropology and Sensory Media at the Granada Centre for Visual Anthroplogy.

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