Definition: ko.yaa.nis.katsi (from the Hopi language), n. 1. crazy life. 2. life in turmoil. 3. life disintegrating. 4. life out of balance. 5. a state of life that calls for another way of living.

Translation of the Hopi Prophecies Sung in the film: Koyaanisqatsi
“If we dig precious things from the land, we will invite disaster.”
“Near the Day of Purification, there will be cobwebs spun back and forth in the sky.”
“A container of ashes might one day be thrown from the sky which could burn the land and boil the oceans.”

You can purchase the film Koyaanisqatsi and Powaqqatsi from here. Watch them and change how you look at the world.


2 Responses to “Koyaanisqatsi”

  1. Reference: The Official Koyaanisqatsi Website, http://www.koyaanisqatsi.org , 2006

  2. […] That brings us up to today. The rabbits are eating everything. Erosion is rampant. An erosion-abetted landslide slammed into a penguin rookery. Once again, things are screwed up. Koyaanisqatsi! […]

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