Matthieu Ricard

Matthieu Ricard holds a doctorate in molecular biology from the Institut Pasteur, in Paris. A monk, photographer, and translator, he has lived in the Himalayas for thirty years and now resides at Shechen Monastery, Nepal.
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Turning Word

The French Buddhist monk, photographer, and author Matthieu Ricard talks about a Buddhist book that made a significant impact on his practice.

By Matthieu Ricard

Magazine Body & Mind

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s Last Teaching

“Even if death were to fall upon you today like lightning, you must be ready to die without sadness and regret, without any residue of clinging for what is left behind. Remaining in the recognition of the absolute view, you should leave this life like an eagle soaring up into the blue sky.” —Dilgo Khyentse […]

By Matthieu Ricard
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