Anthony Bourdain Dead at 61

Anthony Bourdain was not a Buddhist, yet he was respectful of every Buddhist country and culture he visited, while shedding light on all of them for a Western audience.

The Buddhism of Bourdain’s friend and TV partner Eric Ripert was also featured on the show:

Bourdain spent his final days filming again with Ripert. 

May his death be a reminder of life’s impermanence, that we may be grateful for this precious human birth.