Open Sky Press was founded in 2007 by the spiritual teacher John David (formerly Premananda), and the Open Sky House community, with the aim of supporting people in their search for Truth.
     It is a publisher and distributor of books and DVDs in both English and German on the subjects of Satsang, Indian and Western spiritual teachers and spiritual awakening.
     Along with publishing its own books, Open Sky Press also has an online and in-house bookshop of hand-picked books on many different aspects of spirituality which can guide to awakening.


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  • The Pointless Joy of Freedom (2018) This new film gives an insight into the life and work of the English spiritual teacher John David, into the workings of his multi-faceted approach to freedom and the way he works with residents who live with him in the Open Sky House Communities.

  • Spiritual Taster (2017) The films take you on a journey from the ancient spirituality of India, to the modern western understanding of spiritual awakening. They bring together many different aspects of spirituality, allowing for a deep immersion and introduction into this fascinating subject.

  • Meeting the Master (2015) These DVDs show the full interviews from the Blueprints project with individual Indian Masters, allowing a profound meeting. Available in English.

  • The Great Misunderstanding - Discover your True Happiness (2013) An intense experiment in conscious living: One spiritual teacher and twenty people with a strong longing for a true understanding of what is real, living together in one house.

  • Satori - Metamorphosis of An Awakening (2012) Rare footage of an awakening, traditionally called Satori, which happened to a resident in the Open Sky House Community.

  • European Spiritual Masters (2011) This film presents all fourteen Masters and sets out important aspects of the teachings presented in the book, both through the interviews and additional film material.

  • Arunachala Shiva - Teachings of Ramana Maharshi (2010) The Film expresses the important aspects of Sri Ramana's life and teachings, also containing archive material of Sri Ramana, film of the Ramana Ashram and of course, beautiful footage of Arunachala.

  • Blueprints for Awakening - Wisdom of the Masters (2008)
    For this film, John David asked 16 important Indian masters the same set of questions about the teachings of their fellow master, Sri Ramana. The result is a compendium of astonishing wisdom about the biggest secret of all: the nature of our true Self and how to realize it.


  • Satsang India Rare glimpses into the Satsangs of some of the beautiful Indian Masters from the Blueprints for Awakening project.


  • Satsang India Film of the Satsang meetings from the book including footage of the Masters and their lives outside of Satsang.

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