Archive for September 2017

Photographs of Patrul Rinpoche?

By Matthieu Ricard on September 22, 2017

Enlightened Vagabond is a book that I have had the good fortune to have worked on and translated. It contains over one hundred stories about the life and teachings of Dza Patrul Rinpoche (1808 – 1887). This perfect model of a genuine spiritual master spent most of his life as a wandering hermit, giving teachings wherever he went. Over the...

Matthieu Ricard On Photography

By Matthieu Ricard on September 05, 2017

On the occasion of the publication of my first photo book, Journey to Enlightenment (now reprinted as The Spirit of Tibet, Aperture, New York) Henri Cartier-Bresson most kindly sent me this note : “Matthieu's camera and his spiritual life make one, and from this spring these images, fleeting and eternal." (Henri-Cartier Bresson 12 Nov...