Its really mysterious how some of the good things go completely unnoticed. Peaceful warrior is a really meaningful and inspirational movie based on a true story of a gymnast (Dan Millman) who meets with a dreadful bike accident shattering one of his bone into 17 pieces and yet makes a stunning come back into the professional circuit surpassing all expectations of his friends and coach.

One of the major factors that contributes to his success is his meeting with a old, mysterious (enlightened?) man in a service station who attracts his attention by showing a few miracles and then in the most unique way trains him to live in the present moment! The first interaction that they have starts with the old man asking him, "are you happy"?

When I say its a must see I myself have no idea how? The film was released in 2006 and its DVD is not available in most of the shops in Mumbai (Please check and let me know if you get it) Nobody has even heard about it. Quite surprising.

The conversations between the old man and the gymnast are mind blowing. The movie kept all of us hooked till the last moment and it ends with his first comeback performance on the rings. I can just keep watching that last scene may be a hundred times.

One of my favorites dialogue of the movie is "the one who are the hardest to love are the ones who need it the most"

Love ( I am pretty easy)

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    Anand Jage said...

    yeah you are quite easy to, so you dont need love or less love or what is it ? hehehehe..definitely

  1. ... on September 27, 2008 at 6:00 AM  
  2. Abhi said...

    Wow! Rashmin!
    You are a master writer!

    I love your style. If you ever wrote on a book, I would buy it.

    As a suggestion, you should write your memoirs with Gurudev and Art Of Living.

    You got style man!

  3. ... on September 27, 2008 at 6:37 AM  
  4. Karpagavalli said...

    Bhaiya!!! Believe it or not, only yesterday (at about the same time you have put up the blog), I was talking to my cousin Vijay(out of all topics) as to why you have not blogged on this movie Peaceful warrior... And today morning I see it on your blog! :)
    Well, will surely watch it!!!

  5. ... on September 27, 2008 at 10:20 AM  
  6. Sakshi Batra said...

    Sounds very cool bhaiya... will make it a point to watch it. Thank You.
    Jai Gurudev

  7. ... on September 27, 2008 at 11:49 AM  
  8. The one in all ... said...

    Hi....rashmin bhaiya, this is ankur from kolkata.

    we met guruji yesterday, he was mentioning about your norway visit and asked amit how are you doing???

  9. ... on September 27, 2008 at 6:57 PM  
  10. Anonymous said...

    you can find few seens in youtube in case you are really enjoy watching it again and again

  11. ... on September 27, 2008 at 10:53 PM  
  12. atmarati avirodhena said...

    woww :)

    ill definitely watch it with the yes!+ team singapore ..

    thanks :):)

  13. ... on September 29, 2008 at 7:11 AM  
  14. Anoop Swaminath said...

    kasa god (sweet) ahes re tu.... picture paddal mahit nahi pan Gurujin chi zhalak asel asa vatta.... actually your post reminded me of my grandmom.... how she always asked me the same thing. thank you so much....will surely watch the movie.

  15. ... on September 29, 2008 at 5:57 PM  
  16. Sunand K Nambiar said...

    tks Rashmin.. itz really awesome movie...

  17. ... on September 29, 2008 at 8:35 PM