Wherever he goes, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard is asked to explain what meditation is, how it is done and what it can achieve. in this elegant, authoritative and entirely accessible book, he sets out to answer these questions.
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No.1 International BestsellerWhy meditate? On what? And how? In his latest book Why Meditate? €"an instant bestseller inthe author's native France €"Matthieu Ricard aims to answer these very questions. As a moleculargeneticist turned Budd read more
Why meditate? On what? And how? In his latest book Why Meditate?—an instant bestseller in the author's native France—Matthieu Ricard aims to answer these very questions.
"A unique combination of intimate close-ups, awe-inspiring landscapes, and ancient religious rituals. Unbelievably colorful."—San Francisco Chronicle
"Tibet is the Roof of the World, a place where you feel that yo read more
About the Book: Bhutan: The Land of Serenity
Tucked away between China and India in the heart of the Himalayas, Bhutan remains a uniquely distinct country. Few photographers have been granted permission to reside in this lon read more
Few photographers have been granted permission to enter this remote kingdom, where life quietly unfolds to the rhythm of tradition amid the magnificent, unspoiled landscape. Nearly twenty-five years ago, Matthieu Ricard went to Bhutan to study with Dil read more
Matthieu Ricard has lived in Nepal for over thirty years. During this time he has forged close ties with some of Buddhism’s greatest spiritual masters, from Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, for whom he is the official Frenc read more
In the midst of the devastation that has been wrought on their culture, the monk dancers in the Shechen monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal, are devoted to preserving the sacred dances central to the Tantric tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. The dances, which o read more
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