Matthieu Ricard Biography
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Matthieu Ricard Biography

Matthieu Ricard has lived in the Himalayan region for the last thirty-five years. Born in France in 1946, he grew up among the personalities and ideas of Paris’ intellectual and artistic circles. He studied classical music, ornithology and photography and worked for his Ph-D degree in molecular genetics at the Institute Pasteur under the Nobel Laureate Francois Jacob. Learn more about Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region. After completing his doctoral thesis in 1972, he decided to forsake his scientific career and concentrate on Tibetan Buddhist contemplative practice. Since then, he has lived in India, Bhutan and Nepal with the greatest…

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Financial Contributions
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Financial Contributions

Tibet House Switzerland Foundation is a non-profit organization. You can participate in our Foundation by making a donation and if possible by offering some of your time and skills. We are grateful for the financial contributions and donations of works of art, which are of great value to us, as they allow us to continue to carry out our cultural and humanitarian work. For those who wish to receive more information about the various projects we are curating, we are pleased to be available: contact us at the addresses indicated in these pages, where you will find all the information…

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Tibet House Switzerland Foundation
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Tibet House Switzerland Foundation

Tibet House Switzerland Foundation is a non-profit foundation whose purpose is to support the recognition of Tibetan culture in every respect and preserve its artistic and religious heritage by preserving, protecting and collecting any traditional Tibetan art and culture. Snow Lion Club is an association of supporters of the Tibet House Switzerland Foundation that gives all interested people who share the goals of the Foundation to actively participate in it for the realization of its great ideals. Project In Switzerland lives the most important Tibetan community in exile in the West, with over 2,500 residents. Our foundation intends to carry…

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PRESENTATION
Blog, Development Projects, Tibet House Switzerland

PRESENTATION

On December 7, 2007 at a private audience with THSF in Milan, His Holiness the Dalai Lama thanked our foundation and Ticino for the humanitarian work supported in the past, and made a specific appeal for THSF to continue to support the urgent aid needed for the Tibetan refugee camps in India and throughout the Himalayan region. These refugee camps, originally intended as temporary settlements to house the millions of Tibetans fleeing Tibet, have since the 1960s become permanent colonies often housing two or three generations of Tibetans. The Indian Government has a list of SOS appeals to help a…

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CENTRO CARPE DIEM VITAE
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CENTRO CARPE DIEM VITAE

About Lu Jong Lu Jong is a system of physical movements developed centuries ago by Tibetan monks living in remote, cold, and extremely inaccessible places in the Himalayan region. The movements help to open the channels leading to the meridians, thus unblocking the natural energies of the body. When practiced regularly Lu Jong becomes a healthy yet simple method to maintain physical well-being. It also makes our body positively responsive to the challenges of daily stress and seasonal changes. The last words Buddha told his disciples before dying were: Sammasati, Remember that you are a Buddha. Buddha-nature begins in treating our body…

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