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In conversation with Jane Goodall - December, 14th

Matthieu Ricard and Jane Goodall will exchange views during an exceptional round table on December 14 at 7pm (Paris time).

They will talk about the need to rethink our social contract between humans and the rest of the living world.

Join us LIVE to listen to this exchange in ENGLISH but also ask your questions!

More info on this event: click here

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Story time with Matthieu Ricard: making altruism shine

By Matthieu Ricard on January 04, 2022

In July 2021, Matthieu Ricard lent his voice to the animated video “How to build a more altruistic world”, in collaboration with Minimento. His aim is to explain with simple words what altruism is and provide ways of developing and nurturing this state of mind in our daily life. Discover it here Let's come back to some points cov...

Being and Transmitting (2) - Animal Welfare

By Matthieu Ricard on December 10, 2021

Year-end celebrations are an opportunity to act together on social, economic and ecological issues. At our level, we can carry out simple and effective actions to make a change of culture happen. By choosing to buy locally, moderately and responsibly, [see previous blog], but also by avoiding the consumption of animal products produced ind...

Requiem for the planet

By Matthieu Ricard on December 06, 2021

Matthieu Ricard will meet with Jane Goodall on December 14th, 2021, at 7PM (Paris Time), for an exceptional virtual round table on the theme of Hope – a necessary commitment. They will explore the topic of the urgency to establish a new social contract between humans and the rest of the living world. To participate, click here. When mak...

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Thought of the week

Like a shooting star, a mirage, a flame,
An optical illusion, dewdrops, bubbles in water,
A dream, a lightning-flash, and a cloud:
Thus consider all composite things.


SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA (5th century BC)
Buddha Shakyamuni Udanavarga (ched du mjod pa'i mtshoms), a collection of verses taken from the Buddhist canon compiled by Dharmatrata (early fourth century)


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