Matrix and the Four Noble Truths

A search for wisdom

During this course, we will explore the connections between the movie Matrix and Buddhist philosophy.

Indeed, science-fiction scenarios, just like tales and legends, can illustrate the same timeless wisdom and convey an authentic message: finding the truth.

This film has marked an entire generation with its message, aesthetics and direction.
It highlights a quest for meaning and freedom.

And we could ask ourselves a question that runs through time: are we not living in a world of delusions, neuroses and frustrations?

2600 years before the movie, a wise man in India: the Buddha answered this very question. His answer was the Four Noble Truths, which would become the pillars of his teachings.

This course will include guided meditations, contemplations, and sharing.

And we will:


“I really enjoyed this course, firstly because of the very pleasant and accessible content, and secondly because I found the subject very original.”


This course is suitable for everyone



Rigpa Dublin, 12 Wicklow Street, Dublin D02 EC43

The instructor Sinsi Ong will join us online from France.

🌍 Join us on Zoom if you can’t make it in person to the centre


Date & Time

5 Week course

7 p.m. –  8:45 p.m. Irish Time, including a tea break ☕
8 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. Central European Time
11 a.m. – 12:45 am PDT (US West Coast)
2 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. EST (US East Coast)
6 a.m. -7:45 a.m. AEDT (Australia)

You can join this course till 24 January 9 p.m.
If you join this course later then the start date, then email us for a 20% off promo code.





Sinsi Ong has been a student of Buddhism for 27 years in Asia and Europe. After a career in the music industry, he followed a three-year retreat at Lerab Ling, Institute of wisdom and compassion. And then he became one of the centre’s instructors proposing events and courses. He has a keen interest in freeing the mind from his limitations.





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