Recorded at 42 Acres, London on 25 April 2018. Support the Resurgence Trust to make more films by making a donation or joining as a member.
In recent years huge numbers of people have taken to old pilgrimage routes in a revival of this ancient spiritual practice.
The effects of spiritual practices are now being investigated scientifically as never before, and many studies have shown that religious and spiritual practices generally make people happier and healthier.
An interview from The Deeper You Go: June, 2017. Science as an institution has come to resemble dogmatic religion in its adherence to outmoded or ill-founded notions, particularly regarding materialism. But perhaps a path is opening up, allowing science and religion to progress together in a complementary way.