Ziona Chana is head of the largest family in the world, leader of a religious commune in India and, according to some, he’s God himself. Hundreds of followers pray to him and worship him as an immortal deity. RT Doc visits the polygamous “New Generation” cult he founded at the foot of the Himalayas.
From all over the former Soviet Union and beyond they came to a remote Siberian mountain to hear a message of brotherly love and spiritual unity. Many sold up their homes and adopted a vegan and pastoral life, following would-be messiah who calls himself “Vissarion”. Some say he leads his followers along a path of righteousness, or does he really lead them astray?
A modern young couple is on a mission to explore and understand the life of the breakaway group, the Dukhobors - a community with their own views on orthodox religion, who reject all church rituals and think there's no need for anything - priests, or temples - between a person and God.