Archive for April 2020

Mindful Presence

By Matthieu Ricard on April 28, 2020

Very often, our mind is carried away by a multitude of thought sequences where ruminations of the past are mixed with projections into the future. We are distracted, scattered, confused and, as a result, disconnected from the most immediate and closest reality. We barely perceive what is happening at the moment: the world around us, our sens...

Two Inspiring Quotes Transcribed By Matthieu Ricard

By Matthieu Ricard on April 14, 2020

[…] if one were to summarize the Buddha's teaching in one word, we would have to say that it is universal interdependence, of which nonviolence is a natural consequence. Since we are all dependent on each other and all other beings want to be happy and not suffer, just as I do, my personal happiness and suffering are inextricably linked with...