Happiness & Loving Kindness

Matthieu Ricard shares how loving-kindness can help us lead happier lives and create a better world.

This was recorded at an Action for Happiness webinar event on 14 July 2020.

About The Speaker

Matthieu Ricard is a monk, author, translator and photographer. He was born in France and has a PhD in cell genetics but left the world of research to focus on Buddhist practices, living in India, Bhutan, and Nepal and studying with some of the greatest Buddhist teachers. Matthieu has served as the French interpreter for the Dalai Lama since 1989. He is a board member of the Mind and Life Institute and author of several books including 'The Monk and the Philosopher', 'Happiness', 'The Art of Meditation', 'Altruism', 'Beyond The Self' and 'In Search of Wisdom". He donates proceeds from his books and much of his time to Himalayan humanitarian projects.

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