Archive for 2010
Reincarnation is not the rebirth of a selfBy 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 PrismaticBy 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