Eilona Ariel is a documentary filmmaker whose work was deeply inspired by her life in Asia and her practice of the ancient meditation technique called Vipassana.
She moved to New York City in 1978 and spent nine years studying and working as a musician and a photographer. In 1980, she received a diploma from the Germain School of Photography. She left the USA in 1987 to spend several years living in Asia. In 1995 she returned to Israel and established the Karuna Films Production Company together with Ayelet Menahemi.
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For more information on Vipassana, see http://www.dhamma.org
See more on Doing Time, Doing Vipassana & Karuna Films at http://www.karunafilms.com
For more talks from this event, go to http://www.tedxjaffa.com