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Matthieu Ricard

Matthieu Ricard, a Buddhist monk, trained as a molecular biologist before moving to Nepal to study Buddhism. He is the author of The Monk and the Philosopher (with his father, Jean-Franšois Revel); The Quantum and the Lotus (with Trinh Thuan); Happiness ; The Art of Meditation ; Altruism: The Power of Compassion; A Plea for the Animals ; and Beyond the Self: Conversations between Buddhism and Neuroscience (with Wolf Singer). He has published several books of photography, including Motionless...See more