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Practiced properly, mindfulness meditation naturally gives rise to altruism and compassion. ‘Caring Mindfulness’ offers a very powerful, fully secular means to cultivate benevolence and promote a more altruistic society.” – Matthieu Ricard.

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Letter to the Pope

By Matthieu Ricard on June 05, 2018

The following is a letter I wrote in Switzerland at the repeated request of Emmanuel Tagnard, a religious journalist from Radio Télévision Suisse, who collected for letters for the Pope from people at different stages of a journey he took by foot from Switzerland to Rome. It was part of a series of seventeen letters to the Pope that he colle...

Celebrating the Publications of the 71-volume Collection of the Rinchen Terdzö

By Matthieu Ricard on May 21, 2018

On the 29th of March, 2018, a joyful celebration, led by Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche, was held at Shechen monastery in Nepal to commemorate the completion of the new edition and publication of the 71 volumes of the Rinchen Terdzö Chenmo, The Great Treasury of Rediscovered Teachings. A thanksgiving ceremony was performed to express deep gratitude...

Science and Buddhism

By Matthieu Ricard on May 08, 2018

Part of an Ongoing Series on Buddhism Demysitified Science can be defined as a rigorous empirical investigation of reality with the goal of discovering and explaining natural phenomena and predicting how they function. Its field of study covers not only external phenomena, something that physics and biology focus on, but also the way in w...

This week

Thought of the week

What would we like to pass on to our children? A good image of ourselves, so they see us as being better than we really are? What's the point? Or material goods? That would be handing them a heap of problems. […] Our presence? Whether we like it or not, they will be separated from us when we die. [...] But we could also leave them an inspiration, a vision that is meaningful and that can give them confidence in every moment of their lives. Of course, to be able to do that, we need to get some confidence ourselves, to develop an inner certainty. It is obvious that this feeling can only come from our mind, so it is high time we did something about it.

Oral advice transcribed by the author.

Right now in Karuna-Shechen

#BuildTogether for Father’s Day

Published on June 06, 2018

Brick by brick, we're building a much needed vocational training center as part of a larger health clinic in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Please join us! In Jharkhand — often called “the land ...

Yoga for Altruism

Published on June 01, 2018

In support of Karuna-Shechen and our humanitarian projects in India, Nepal, and Tibet, a group of dedicated people came together in France for the Om Shanti Festival -- a four-day event that featured ...