"Yatra Trilogy offers up the mesmerizing beauty and ineffable power
of places most of us will never see." -TRICYCLE

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Part of an ongoing series that travels to places of spiritual wonder and empowerment, Yatra Trilogy is a cycle of meditative passages offering a direct experience of sacred spaces and the wisdom they convey.

A revered and ancient practice in every spiritual tradition, Yatra is the Sanskrit word for sacred journey. Pilgrims travel to legendary destinations to share in the unique presence of these places.

"Vajra Sky Over Tibet is an illuminating meditation on that deepest of Buddhist philosophical
concerns - impermanence. Study of a threatened culture and people is beautifully shot inside
Tibet's most sacred sites and arrives with the blessing of the Dalai Lama..." -VARIETY

John Bush is a filmmaker and photographer who has lived and traveled in Asia for more than three decades, sharing its sacred sites, culture and images in his work. His films and images are in museums and private collections around the world.

In 2001 he began filming the Yatra Trilogy. John founded Direct Pictures in 2002. His prior two documentary features are Dharma River and Prajna Earth. Both were shot on location in Southeast Asia and are screening at various global venues.

John was the long time CEO and creative force of the award-winning design company Illuminations. He founded Illumination Foundation in 2005 and is its Director.

Listen to an interview with Director John Bush on WNYC - New York Public Radio