A number of traditions create a direct link between an inner, spiritual life and good health. During a pilgrimage to the Buddha’s Place of Enlightenment Jean-Yves Leloup, Faouzi Skali and Lama Denys Teundroup discuss Orthodox Christian, Sufi and Tibetan Buddhist traditions. For each of them this raises extremely interesting questions: how to free oneself from the major afflictions of the mind through inner discipline and practice? When faced with melancholy and emotional insensitivity, can prayer and art provide therapeutic tools? What effects can they have on physical health? A whole host of age old questions here provided with strikingly modern answers.