A remarkable book... It exudes inspiration and intelligence
Independent on Sunday
Crystal clear and jargon free
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.
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
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.
Matthieu Ricard is a genius for our times, a rare combination of scientific brilliance with the heart of a saint.