MATTHIEU RICARD

La libation d'or

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“Matthieu's camera and his spiritual life are one, and from this spring these images, fleeting and eternal. Henri-Cartier Bresson. Matthieu Ricard was born in France in 1946. Since 1967, he lived in Himalayas to study Tibetan Buddhism and is the French interpreter of the Dalai Lama since 1989. He lives in Nepal at Shechen Monastery and devotes much of his time to the preservation of Tibetan cultural heritage. Matthieu Ricard has photographed the spiritual masters, landscapes, and people of the Himalayans over the last forty-five years and published several albums of photography including, in English, Journey to Enlightenment (Aperture, 1996), Buddhist Himalayas (Harry Abrams, 2002), Dancers Monks of Tibet (Shambhala, 2003), Tibet, an Inner Journey (Thames and Hudson, 2006), Motionless Journey (Thames and Hudson, 2007) and Bhutan, a Land of Peace (Thames and Hudson, 2008). His work have been exhibited in New York, Paris, Perpignan, Winthertur, Stockholm and Hong Kong and reviewed in the New York Times and other magazines throughout the world.  ... See more See less

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“I use photography as a source of hope, which restores confidence in human nature and revives our awe at the natural world around us.”

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The sacred Dance of the Golden Libation (serkyem) at Shechen Monastery, Nepal. Cham, the Tibetan Buddhist sacred dance form, uses masks, costumes, and visualization to combine meditation and pure movement in a form of prayer. The dance must spring forth from emptiness, free of attachment, as a rainbow forms in space, wrote a great seventeenth-century Tibetan master. In this particular dance, twenty-one dancers wear large black headdresses surmounted by a sun and a moon, and carry silver mirrors on their breasts. They dress in brocades and multicolored scarves and also wear a black apron embroidered with a terrifying face. The dance is intended to bless the monastery?s courtyard: during the annual festival, it will become the mandala inside which the dancers will perform. 1988

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16 October 2009

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