These are the movies, books, and other curated content that has inspired the staff at Institute of OM.
Movies We Like
Wings of Desire
“Wings of Desire is one of cinema's loveliest city symphonies. Bruno Ganz is Damiel, an angel perched atop buildings high over Berlin who can hear the thoughts of all the people living below. But when he falls in love with a beautiful trapeze artist, he is willing to give up his immortality and come back to earth to be with her.”
Adapted from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Broadway rock opera, "Jesus Christ Superstar" recounts the last days of Jesus Christ (Ted Neeley) from the perspective of Judas Iscariot (Carl Anderson), his betrayer.
Pele: Birth of a Legend
Discover the story of the greatest sports hero ever -- how a kid from the slums of Brazil named Ple transformed soccer into the world's biggest sport. With Vincent D'Onofrio.
The Two Escobars
Pablo Escobar was the richest, most powerful drug kingpin in the world, ruling the Medellin Cartel with an iron fist. Andres Escobar was the biggest soccer star in Colombia. The two were not related, but their fates were inextricably - and fatally - intertwined.
Crazy Wisdom: The Life & Times of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Crazy Wisdom is the long-awaited feature documentary to explore the life, teachings, and "crazy wisdom" of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, a pivotal figure in bringing Tibetan Buddhism to the West.
Black Mafia Family
In the early 1990s, Demetrius "Big Meech" Flenory and his brother, Terry "Southwest T", rose up from the slums of Detroit to build one of the largest cocaine empires in American history: the Black Mafia Family
The Source Family
A feature documentary film set in Hollywood, examining a radical experiment in 1970's utopian living.
Life of Pi
Embark on the adventure of a lifetime in this visual masterpiece from Oscar winner Ang Lee*, based on the best-selling novel. After a cataclysmic shipwreck, an Indian boy named Pi finds himself stranded on a lifeboat with a ferocious Bengal tiger. Together, they face nature's majestic grandeur and fury on an epic journey of discovery.
Grace (Nicole Kidman), a woman with a secret, arrives in the isolated town of DOGVILLE, on the run from gangsters.
The Wisdom of Addiction
This story is remarkable and in my humble opinion is about Love and Compassion and a belief in a power greater than ourselves.
Land Before Time
If you've been hearing a lot about orgasmic meditation lately, you're not alone: In recent years, the technique has gone from something of a taboo to a pretty commonly used (and talked about) form of alternative meditation. But what is it, and what (if anything) can it do for you?
Orgasmic Meditation Finally Made Sex Fun for Me
Because of my regular OM practice, I don't put as much pressure on myself to climax as I used to. I have this dream that one day I can get off my anti-anxiety medication and maybe that will release the Kraken. But if not, that's okay too. My sex life might not have a traditional "happy ending," but it does have an unconventional one.