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Altruism, Matthieu Ricard’s new masterwork, presents a global vision based on decades of personal experience and insight, a road map for the 21st century. The English translation is available through Amazon and other booksellers.
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“One of the great problems of history is that the concepts of love and power have usually been contrasted as opposites, so that love is identified with a resignation of power, and power with a denial of love,” said Martin Luther King. “We’ve got to get this thing right, ” he added, emphasizing that power without care, without love and compass...
Inside the main temple, the monks are getting ready to come out in the courtyard of Shechen monastery, in Nepal, to engage in the Tsechu Festival of Sacred dances. (March 29th, 2015)
In October, I had the honor of participating in a public discussion at Princeton University with philosopher Peter Singer, Professor of Ethics and author of The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically (Yale University Press). “Effective altruism," writes Peter Singer, "is based on a very simple id...
If there's a remedy when trouble strikes,
What reason is there for dejection?
And if there is no help for it,
What use is there in being glum? . . .
SHANTIDEVA (685-763) Bodhicaryavatara: The Way of the Bodhisattva, op. cit. Chap. 5, verses 12-13, and Chap. 6, verses 1-3, 10, 22, 41, 107-8.
zhabs dkar tshogs drug rang grol (1781-1851) - A descriptive catalogue - Shechen Publications
Matthieu Ricard, a Buddhist who loves science more than incense, believes the logic of cooperation will, by a process of natural selection, eventually come to replace the logic of neoliberalism. W...
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Please watch our new slideshow about Pramod Kumar, one of our 'Babua' primary school teachers, and his mother, who is one of our literacy students. News About our 'Babua' Schools and Literacy C...