The (modified) Proust Questionnaire — 5

By Matthieu Ricard on January 16, 2011

From an interview recently published in the French press (end).

For what cause would you be ready to die?

If it could save a few lives. I hope that I will have the courage to do so, would such circumstances occur.

How would you like to die?

The mind filled with joy and fully lucid, blending my mind with that of my spiritual master and with the absolute.

In which place would you like to rest in peace?

Anywhere in the wilderness, on a mountain slope, or as food for the fishes in a river…