Trip to Tibet, June 2013 (6)

By Matthieu Ricard on August 13, 2013

Traditional dances in a nomad community, Eastern Tibet, June 2013 Young girls who participated in traditional dances, Eastern Tibet, June 2013

Trip to Tibet, June 2013 (5)

By Matthieu Ricard on August 07, 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

Trip to Tibet, June 2013 (2)

By Matthieu Ricard on July 23, 2013

Mountain flank covered with prayer flags, Eastern Tibet, June 2013 Gemang Monastery, Eastern Tibet, June 2013

Muhammad Yunus, on How NOT to reduce human beings to money making machines — 2

By Matthieu Ricard on July 15, 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...

Muhammad Yunus, on How NOT to reduce human beings to money making machines — 1

By Matthieu Ricard on July 05, 2013

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...

Photos from the mountains

By Matthieu Ricard on June 27, 2013

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