Kora









Kora is an epic journey to Mount Kailash and the circumambulation of the holiest mountain in the Himalayas. Revered by Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and others, a circumambulation, or kora, of Mount Kailash and a dip in the holy waters of nearby Lake Manasarovar is said to remove the sins of all life times. This video was shot in high definition at altitudes up to 18,000 feet above sea level over thirty days. It also includes visits to sacred places in Sichuan Province of China, the heavenly state, and Nepal.


Produced and directed by Burt Chojnowski. Music from Guru Ganesha Singh and Manish Vyas, courtesy of Spirit Voyage Records, Inc.; Govinda Express, courtesy Namaste Records, Padma Previ, courtesy of New Earth Records and Peter Sterling, courtesy of Real Records. Poster Photos by Tom Roth and Burt Chojnowski.


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What they are saying about Kora:


"No surprises in the Documentary category: Burt Chojnowski’s Kora – shot, amazingly, with a flip-camera when his gear crapped out on him thousands of feet up a mountainside – had been a favorite from the beginning. Finished the same way."

- James Serpento - Examiner.com Indie Film Critic


“A masterpiece.” - Thomas Roth


“Very moving picture... It seemed to wake up something in me.” - T.  Gregory James


“Kora was beautifully shot and narrated. The Fairfield movie was also inspiring and entertaining.” - Ken Caldwell


“it inspired me. I want all my friends to see it.” - David Grodjesk


“Burt has a gift for storytelling.” - Jo Ann Crouch



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