Teacher

Alejandro Jodorowsky



Alejandro Jodorowsky Prullansky is a Chilean filmmaker and artist based in France. Best known for his avant garde films, Jodorowsky combines humor, violence, surreal imagery, mysticism, mime, and religious provocation to awaken his viewers to transcendence of their worlds and make self-discoveries.

Alejandro Jodorowsky
FindCenter Video Image

Metagenealogy: Self-Discovery through Psychomagic and the Family Tree

The family tree is not merely vital statistics about your ancestors. It is an embodied sense of self that we inherit from at least four prior generations, constituting both a life-giving treasure and a deadly trap.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

The Seven Lives of Alejandro Jodorowsky

A definitive look at the life of legendary filmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky and his many wild creative ventures throughout his 90 years on earth.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

The Psychomagical Realism of Alejandro Jodorowsky

Jodorowsky developed his own form of tarot-derived therapy, psychomagic.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

FindCenter Quotes ImageBirds born in a cage think flying is an illness.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

The Finger and the Moon: Zen Teachings and Koans

Jodo’s interpretations of the stories and koans of Zen master Ejo Takata • Offers more than 60 Zen teaching tales, initiatory stories, koans, and haikus for self-realization and spiritual awakening • Each story or koan is accompanied by the author’s lucid and penetrating commentary,...

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

Buy High, Sell Cheap: An Interview with Alejandro Jodorowsky

For more than half a century, Alejandro Jodorowsky has been revered as a master of the surreal—a puppeteer of grotesque fantasy and psychedelic excess.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

Psychomagic: The Transformative Power of Shamanic Psychotherapy

A healing path using the power of dreams, theater, poetry, and shamanism • Shows how psychological realizations can cause true transformation when manifested by concrete poetic acts • Includes many examples of the surreal but successful actions Jodorowsky has prescribed to those seeking his...

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

FindCenter Quotes ImageIf the caterpillar thinks about the butterfly it is to become, saying ‘And then I shall have wings and antennae,’ there will never be a butterfly. The caterpillar must accept its own disappearance in its transformation. When the marvelous butterfly takes wing, nothing of the caterpillar remains.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image
25:56

Who Is Alejandro Jodorowsky?

This educational video essay compiles clips and interviews to detail the life and career of Chilean filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky, and how his unique cinematic style continues to influence our cultural lexicon.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Video Image

The Dance of Reality: A Psychomagical Autobiography

Retracing the spiritual and mystical path he has followed since childhood, Alejandro Jodorowsky re-creates the incredible adventure of his life as an artist, filmmaker, writer, and therapist—all stages on his quest to push back the boundaries of both imagination and reason.

FindCenter AddIcon
FindCenter Loader Image