Help us document the untold story of the Jonang, a Buddhist tradition nestled deep in the eastern mountains of Tibet.
This feature-length documentary tells the story of the Jonang, capturing on film for the first time a distinct tradition of Buddhism that was thought by many to be lost, but is now appearing to the world outside of its remote enclaves in far eastern Tibet. It narrates the history of the Jonang Buddhist tradition, from our settling in central Tibet in the thirteenth century to our migration across the plateau and resettling in eastern Tibet from the mid-seventeenth century up to the present-day.
We will share rare footage of this living tradition, our monastic and pilgrimage sites, art and artifacts, interviews with elder Jonang meditation masters, and discussions with scholars. Special attention will be given to our unique spiritual heritage as knowledge-holders…
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