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Ricard, Matthieu

Matthieu Ricard has been a Buddhist monk for forty years. Before that, he was a researcher in molecular biology in François Jacob’s laboratory. Internationally recognized, he lives in Nepal where he devotes himself to humanitarian projects of the Karuna-Schechen Association. He is the author of numerous bestsellers, including The Monk and the Philosopher (with his father Jean-François Revel), The Art of Meditation, A Plea for Happiness and A Plea for Altruism.

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