This short story recounts the journey of the soul on planet Earth. From the mineral experience to the transcendence of the ego and the re-union with the Being.
Fragments of the literary works that inspired this audiovisual piece: The power of now, Silence speaks and A new land by Eckhart Tolle
"Everything that exists has Being, it has divine essence, it has some degree of consciousness. Even the stone has a rudimentary consciousness; if it were not so, it would not be, and then its atoms and molecules would disperse."
"Everything that exists is alive: the sun, the earth, the plants, the animals, the human beings... we are all expressions of consciousness in its different degrees, consciousness manifested in form."
"The world arises when consciousness takes form, both mental and material."
“Consciousness takes the guise of forms until they reach such complexity that it is totally lost in them. Among contemporary human beings, consciousness is totally identified with its disguise. He only knows himself as a form and therefore lives in constant fear of physical and psychological annihilation.
“Most people are so completely identified with the voice in their head—the unceasing stream of involuntary and compulsive thoughts and the emotions that accompany it—that we might describe it as being possessed by their mind. When you are completely unaware of this, you believe that the thinker is you. That is the ego mind; there is a sense of self (ego) in every thought, in every memory, interpretation, opinion, point of view, reaction, emotion. In spiritual terms this is unconsciousness.
“This ego mind produces considerable dysfunction. Finally, the pressure of the suffering generated by this dysfunction will force the consciousness to disidentify itself from the form and to wake up from the dream.
“When consciousness is freed from its identification with physical and mental forms, it becomes what we call pure or illumined consciousness, or presence.
"KNOWING YOURSELF AS THE BEING THAT IS UNDER THE THINKER, THE STILLNESS THAT IS UNDER THE MENTAL NOISE, LOVE AND JOY BELOW THE PAIN, THAT IS FREEDOM, SALVATION, ILLUMINATION."
“I am not my thoughts, emotions, sensory perceptions and experiences. I am not the content of my life. I AM LIFE. I am the space in which all things happen. I am consciousness. I am the now. I AM".
Dirección creativa: Brenda Sarkissian @brensarkis
Cámara & DOP: Andrés Cardona Mejía @andrescardonamejia Foquista: Virginia Stadius @virginiastadius
Producción de campo / asistente de dirección: Lucas Cruz @lucas.mcruz Actriz: Camila Giovagnoli @giovagnolicamila
MUAH: Brenda Sarkissian @brensarkis
Edición de video: Daniel Morales @gago.riot
Diseño de sonido: Jose Villalba @jomaroute
Producción: Leche Studio @lechestudiobcn
Co producción: Piola Filma @piolafilma