The encounters with an unseen being leads to a reflection on human nature and how we relate to other beings in Buddhist cosmology.
Ophelia loves cats, yet in all truths she struggles to love herself. As an introvert, she inclines to lose herself in a good book or in the forest or in the silence of a conversation. Ophelia broods over little musings in life. She searches for the purpose of life while very much attracted to death. Words are her way of connecting with people.
Paying homage to Master Sheng Yen and his movement to revive Ch’an (禅) Buddhist practice in Taiwan, the United States and around the world, the documentary paints a beautiful portrait of Master’s selfless life a decade after his passing in 2009.