Archive for 2010

Reincarnation is not the rebirth of a self

By Matthieu Ricard on January 13, 2010

First of all, it's important to understand that what's called reincarnation in Buddhism has nothing to do with the transmigration of some ‟entity” like an autonomous ‟self”. It's not a process of metempsychosis. As long as one thinks in terms of entities rather than function and continuity of experience, it's impossible to understand the Bu...

A bird view of the Grand Prismatic

By Matthieu Ricard on January 08, 2010

Last September, I was lucky enough to be taken on a small plain, early morning above the Grand Prismatic, at the Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming� A photographer's dream