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The Keepers – Sacred Space

The three-part series “The Keepers” by the Taalim Forum speaks about the revival and development of spiritual sources of the everyday life and traditions of the Kyrgyz people. The films attract public attention to custodians and keepers of traditional knowledge, to the unique connections of cultural and biological diversities and to the importance of their preservation. This film – Sacred Space – is the third part of the series.

From Taalim Forum:

“Spiritual revival of every nation is closely related to the resurgence of the views on its own history and culture. However, this “renovation” often becomes a stumbling block in the ways of development. The centuries of prevailing and narrowly materialistic worldviews created a gap between modern people and traditional culture. That is why regeneration of perception of the authentic culture is like the opening of the forgotten doors and the custodians and keepers are the “keys” to these doors. It is not so easy to find these “doors” in the context of well-established habits in the perception of the surrounding world. In this case, our cultural riches will not be opened up to us in its full beauty and potential without their custodians and keepers.”