MERU in Hinduist, Buddhist and Jainist thought, is a mythical and sacred mountain, a true ?axis mundi? that supports microcosm and macrocosm.
In "MERU", the mountain to climb represents the path of ascetism, that goes "from the realm of material things to the top of the spirit".
The body becomes the tangible expression of the ineffable mystery where the inner ?ascesis? takes place.
The one who accepts to climb the mountain accepts also to abandon, along the way, all the daily superfluity and goes back to listening the silence of nature, responding only to the primary needs.
The man, in continuous metamorphosis, through his movements, connects with the mountain, with its monolithic standing and with the hidden flow of water, animals and vegetation, but also with its wildest and most mysterious soul.
Starting from the intimate experience that the interpreter has had with the mountain, MERU, follows a dreamlike narrative as a meditation on