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  • Altruismby Matthieu Ricard

    Little, Brown and Company 2015; Not Available

    The author of the international bestseller Happiness makes a passionate case for altruism--and why we need it now more than ever. In Happiness , Matthieu Ricard demonstrated that true happiness is not tied to fleeting moments or sensations, but is an enduring state of soul rooted in mindfulness and compassion for others. Now he turns his lens... more...

  • Altruismby Matthieu Ricard

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2015; US$ 18.94

    In Happiness , Matthieu Ricard demonstrated that true happiness is not tied to fleeting moments or sensations, but is an enduring state of soul rooted in mindfulness and compassion for others. Now he turns his lens from the personal to the global, with a rousing argument that altruism - genuine concern for the well-being of others - could be the... more...

  • The Art of Happinessby Matthieu Ricard

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2011; US$ 7.28

    Although we are materially better off than ever before, surveys show that we are depressed and listless. In his revolutionary book, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard shows that happiness is not just an emotion, but a skill that can be developed. Free of mumbo jumbo, The Art of Happiness contains twenty-minute exercises to train the mind to recognize and... more...

  • Why Meditate?by Matthieu Ricard

    Hay House 2010; US$ 15.95

    Why meditate? On what? And how ? In his latest book Why Meditate? —an instant bestseller in the author’s native France— Matthieu Ricard aims to answer these very questions. As a molecular geneticist turned Buddhist monk, Ricard brings a wholly unique perspective to the practice of meditation. Often referred to as “the happiest man... more...

  • Happinessby Matthieu Ricard

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2015; US$ 7.28

    Although we are materially better off than ever before, surveys show that we are depressed and listless. In his revolutionary book, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard shows that happiness is not just an emotion, but a skill that can be developed. Free of jargon, Happiness contains simple exercises that will train the mind to recognize and pursue happiness... more...

  • Happinessby Matthieu Ricard; Daniel Goleman

    Little, Brown and Company 2008; US$ 9.99

    A molecular biologist turned Buddhist monk, described by scientists as "the happiest man alive," demonstrates how to develop the inner conditions for true happiness. more...

  • The Quantum and the Lotusby Matthieu Ricard; Trinh Xuan Thuan

    Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 14.95

    Matthieu Ricard trained as a molecular biologist, working in the lab of a Nobel prize?winning scientist, but when he read some Buddhist philosophy, he became drawn to Buddhism. Eventually he left his life in science to study with Tibetan teachers, and he is now a Buddhist monk and translator for the Dalai Lama, living in the Shechen monastery near... more...

  • The Monk and the Philosopherby Jean Francois Revel; Matthieu Ricard

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95

    Jean Francois-Revel, a pillar of French intellectual life in our time, became world famous for his challenges to both Communism and Christianity. Twenty-seven years ago, his son, Matthieu Ricard, gave up a promising career as a scientist to study Tibetan Buddhism -- not as a detached observer but by immersing himself in its practice under the guidance... more...

  • The Art of Meditationby Matthieu Ricard; Sherab Chödzin Kohn

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2010; US$ 7.28

    Wherever he goes, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard is asked to explain what meditation is, how it is done and what it can achieve. In this authoritative and inspiring book, he sets out to answer these questions. Matthieu Ricard shows that practising meditation can change our understanding of ourselves and the world around us. He talks us through... more...

  • Caring Economicsby Tania Singer; Matthieu Ricard; Dalai Lama

    Picador 2015; US$ 26.99

    DR. TANIA SINGER is the director of the Department of Social Neuroscience at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, Germany. MATTHIEU RICARD is a French Buddhist monk who resides at Schechen Tennyi Dargyeling Monastery in Nepal. He is the son of the late Jean-François Revel, a renowned French philosopher. He... more...