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.

Books by Matthieu Richard

Altruism

Published: June 2015

The new bestseller from Matthieu Ricard is the result of a lifetime's thought. This inspirational book argues that by understanding kindness and developing it as a skill we can change the world.

Happiness

Published: February 2015

This step-by-step guide to achieving happiness is the most significant book of its kind since Daniel Goleman's runaway bestseller, Emotional Intelligence.

The Art of Meditation

Published: February 2015

An elegant and inspiring short guide to the art of meditation: another instant classic from the bestselling author of Happiness.

Happiness

Published: August 2012

A number 1 bestseller and new in paperback, Matthieu Ricard's step-by-step guide to achieving happiness is another instant classic from the bestselling author of The Art of Meditation.

The Art of Happiness

Published: December 2011

A number 1 bestseller and new in paperback, Matthieu Ricard's step-by-step guide to achieving happiness is another instant classic from the bestselling author of The Art of Meditation.

The Art of Meditation

Published: December 2011

An international bestseller, this new paperback is an elegant and inspiring short guide to the art of meditation: another instant classic from the bestselling author of The Art of Happiness.

The Art of Meditation

Published: February 2010

A number one bestseller in France, this is an elegant and inspiring short guide to the art of meditation: another instant classic from the bestselling author of Happiness.

Happiness

Published: May 2007

This step-by-step guide to achieving happiness is the most significant book of its kind.

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