Since 2012, the Mind and Life Institute has created a European branch, based in Zurich. An advisory committee that includes scientists, contemplatives, philosophers and advisors, has met on several occasions in Paris and Berlin. Among the various initiatives that have been launched is a major European symposium, which will take place in Berlin ...
Traditional dances in a nomad community, Eastern Tibet, June 2013 Young girls who participated in traditional dances, Eastern Tibet, June 2013
A caravan of riders, Eastern Tibet, June 2013 Fields of Noble Rhubarb (Rheum Nobile); its yellow leaves create a greenhouse effect that warms the planet here at an altitude of 4300 metres, all the while blocking ultra-violet rays? Tromta region, going towards the Dzota La, Eastern Tibet, June 2013
Eastern Tibet landscape, Ling region, June 2013 Rainbow cloud, Eastern Tibet, June 2013
Tibetan monks and Eastern Tibet landscape, June 2013 Eastern Tibet monastery, June 2013
Mountain flank covered with prayer flags, Eastern Tibet, June 2013 Gemang Monastery, Eastern Tibet, June 2013
Sunset behind a monastery, Eastern Tibet, June 2013 Minyak region, Eastern Tibet, June 2013
Excerpts from a speech given by Muhammad Yunus at the Université de la Terre, UNESCO, April 27, 2013 ‟Two thirds of the population in Bangladesh has nothing to do with banks and is stuck in poverty. With empty hands, you can't start anything. Microcredit fills the gap left open by banks. In the beginning, the big financial authorities said th...
Excerpts from a speech given by Muhammad Yunus at the Université de la Terre, UNESCO, April 27, 2013 ‟Today's crisis is a man-made crisis, not a natural disaster like a tsunami. How did it come about? We've converted the financial market into a gambling casino. This market is now driven by greed and speculation, rather than by real production...
Tibetan monk in meditation at the Yilung Lhatso lake at an altitude of 12 800 feet Stupas in Eastern Tibet Two Tibetan monks contemplating the vastness of the high plateaus of Eastern Tibet