In Western medicine, physicians treat the body as separate from the mind and the spirit. Body, mind and spirituality are seen as discrete entities. This understanding of health is in striking contrast to Eastern philosophies of Buddhism, Taoism and traditional Chinese medicine.┬áThese doctrines believe that health can only be obtained if the mind and spirit is pure. Silencing the mind is seen as the source of great strength and purity. Part 1 starts this journey…

 

By Nokuthula Manyathi.

So how does one silence the mind? What should you do? This documentary investigates how traditional Chinese exercises seek to create a connection between mind, body and spirit. Part 2 of the documentary continues with the search….