Anne Murat’s video of the Tilashins nuns of Burma (Myanmar) will take you to a place of prescribed living. There is meditation, cleaning, begging and learning. There is community.
Anne Murat is a filmmaker who wanted to document the range of experiences about the people of Burma. She and her partner, Brice Richard, created a documentary about the people beyond the headlines. Rangoon Cocoon is their web site that has additional photos and details about their travels and experiences.
In my frantic western world existence, I look at the video and wonder who has the better life? The reality is that we alll have challenges and coping skills. The video reminded me that there are choices and options on how a person can decide how a life could be lived.
Still photo from the video Rangoon Cocoon by Anne Murat 2009