Introduction * A Traditional Society * The Largest Printing Works in the World * A Sense of Celebration * The Top of the World * The Return of a Lama to the Country of Snow * A Visit to the Hermits * A Pilgrimage to a Commune * Humanity
A photographic journey into the heart of Buddhist spirituality and into the daily life and festivals of people in the Tibetan interior
Matthieu Ricard is a French writer and Buddhist monk who resides at Shechen Tennyi Dargyeling Monastery in Nepal. He has been the Dalai Lama's French interpreter since 1989.
'Very special photographs indeed ... they assault the senses with
colour, line and beauty ... nothing short of brilliant ' - Outdoor
'Matthieu's spiritual life and his camera are one and the same, and it is from this unity that these fleeting yet eternal images spring' - Henri Cartier-Bresson
'An interesting little publication jam-packed with environmental portraits' - Amateur Photographer