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Kumaré (2011)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 13 March 2011 (USA)
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A documentary about a man who impersonates a wise Indian Guru and builds a following in Arizona. At the height of his popularity, the Guru Kumaré must reveal his true identity to his disciples and unveil his greatest teaching of all.

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A documentary about a man who impersonates a wise Indian Guru and builds a following in Arizona. At the height of his popularity, the Guru Kumaré must reveal his true identity to his disciples and unveil his greatest teaching of all.

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The true story of a false prophet.

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Brilliant
3 February 2014 | by See all my reviews

Brilliant in the simplicity and the true essence of the movie: We can find meaning in whatever we want to find meaning, in other words, we are the creators of our own personal and relative reality. Whatever we put our faith in, becomes truth. It doesn't matter if it is a fake guru or a true one. It doesn't matter. Period.

In the end, what does a "true guru" really means? Maybe it means that it will sacrifice anything in the disciple's way to the true truth, even himself.

The film unveils the truth about the illusions set out in the world about systems of thought carried out by all the religions and disciplines. The systems of thought are useful in every one of them as a pathway, not an end.

This film hands out unpretentiously, like every truth is, a simple and true way of spotting the true gurus.


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