Archive for November 2018

The Enlightened Vagabond, The Life and Teachings of Patrul Rinpoche - Part 2 : A Lesson in Patience.

By Matthieu Ricard on November 20, 2018

Patrul Rinpoche’s birthplace in Eastern Tibet. Photography by Matthieu Ricard. A biography of the famous hermit and spiritual master Patrul Rinpoche, has recently been translated from the Tibetan and published as The Englightened Vagabond. This volume includes excerpts from two biographies written by his direct disciples and over a hundr...

The Enlightened Vagabond, The Life and Teachings of Patrul Rinpoche - Part 1

By Matthieu Ricard on November 05, 2018

A monk sits above the site where Patrul Rinpoche was cremated in Khormo Olu, Dzachuka, Eastern Tibet. Down in the valley below is also the place where Patrul Rinpoche was born. Photography by Matthieu Ricard. Patrul Rinpoche (1808-1887) was one of the most revered spiritual masters in the history of Tibet, widely recognized as a scholar...