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Matthieu Ricard

Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk who had a promising career in cellular genetics before leaving France to study Buddhism in the Himalayas forty years ago. He is also a bestselling author, translator and photographer, and an active participant in current scientific research on the effects of meditation on the brain. He lives in Tibet and Nepal and is involved in humanitarian projects in both these countries.
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A remarkable book... It exudes inspiration and intelligence
Independent on Sunday

Crystal clear and jargon free
Irish Examiner

Matthieu Ricard exhorts us to realize the toxic, self-harming nature of anger and envy, get off the roller coaster of alternating happiness and unhappiness, and instead experience the pleasure of being calmly alive and aware.
Sunday Times

Matthieu Ricard brings together ancient wisdom and scientific insights to put forth a truly compelling global vision... His voice, his message and his wisdom are greatly needed
Arianna Huffington

Matthieu Ricard is an extraordinary human being, whose luminous presence and gentle voice have a surprising effect: they compel respect for his benign view of life and make routine cynicism impossible.
Daniel Kahneman

Matthieu Ricard is a genius for our times, a rare combination of scientific brilliance with the heart of a saint.
Daniel Goleman