Cinema Nirvana by Dean Sluyter
Enlightenment Lessons from the Movies

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Movie fans and spiritual seekers, unite! In Cinema Nirvana, meditation teacher and award-winning film critic Dean Sluyter illuminates the hidden enlightenment teachings of Casablanca, Jaws, The Graduate, The Godfather, Memento, and ten other classic films, revealing spiritual wisdom in everything from 007’s secret weapons to the colors of the Seven Dwarfs’ eyes.

So grab your popcorn, sit back, and prepare to have your mind opened. Cinema Nirvana is a funny but wise, practical but wildly entertaining guide to finding enlightenment—one movie at a time.

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About Dean Sluyter

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Sluyter has taught literature and led meditation workshops for more than twenty years.
Published December 18, 2007 by Crown Archetype. 304 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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He explains: in the film The Truman Show, Carrey uses his ""superb physical acting skills"" to portray one man's ""journey of spiritual discovery."" This is only one of 15 examples of the enlightenment lessons apparent in Hollywood movies that Sluyter happily explains in this unorthodox film guide.

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Reviews Philosophy About Our Affiliates Books & Audios Recently Reviewed In his larky book Why The Chicken Crossed the Road and Other Hidden Enlightenment Teachings from Buddha to Behop to Mother Goose, Dean Sluyter stated, "Even the homeliest cu...

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