Matthieu Ricard Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Famous Books, Net Worth

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Matthieu Ricard (Matthieu Ricard )

Last Updated: 27 Mar, 2024 | Views: 370

Age: 78

Profession: Author

Other Profession(s): Writer, Photographer, Translator, Buddhist Monk

Famous For: International Best-Selling Author And A Prominent Speaker On The World Stage.

Higher Education: Graduated

Matthieu Ricard Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
15 Feb, 1946 (78 Years 02 Months 2 Days)
Birth Country
France
Birth State/Province
Savoie
Birth District
Aix-les-Bains
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Religion
Buddhism
Nationalities
French

Matthieu Ricard Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Matthieu Ricard, born on 15 February 1946, is a French writer, photographer, translator, and Buddhist monk who lives at Shechen Tennyi Dargyeling Monastery in Nepal. Matthieu Ricard grew up surrounded by the personalities and ideas of the French intellectual scene. The Pasteur Institute awarded him a PhD in molecular genetics in 1972. He eventually gave up his scientific career and practiced Tibetan Buddhism in the Himalayas. Ricard sits on the board of directors of the Mind and Life Institute.
Matthieu Ricard Career:
• Matthieu Ricard’s study focused on the brains of long-term meditators, such as himself, who have spent a minimum of three years in retreat.
• His organization, the Mind, and Life Institute, strives to bring scientists, Buddhist scholars, and meditators together. Daniel Goleman edited the book Destructive Emotions, which he contributed to.
• Tibetan, An Inner Journey, Monk Dancers of Tibet and Buddhist Himalayas, and Journey to Enlightenment are all works he has co-authored and photographed: From a Hermitage in the Himalayas. Many Buddhist texts, including The Life of Shabkar, have been translated by him.
• The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World from Altruism: The Power of Compassion was translated into English in June 2015 and excerpted in Spirituality & Health.
• His 2015 book, Caring Economics: Conversations between Scientists, Economists, and the Dalai Lama, was also published in 2014.
Matthieu Ricard Award:
The French National Order of Merit was awarded to Matthieu Ricard for his humanitarian work in the East.
Matthieu Ricard Unknown Facts:
Matthieu Ricard has participated in dialogues and discussions on the ethical implications of advances in artificial intelligence and technology. Technology leaders have taken note of his perspective on incorporating compassion and mindfulness into the development and use of technology.
Matthieu Ricard’s writings and teachings have inspired countless individuals to explore meditation, mindfulness, and compassion. He is recognized internationally for his scientific knowledge, Buddhist wisdom, and personal experiences.

Matthieu Ricard Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 178 cm
In Meters 1.78 m
In Feet & Inches 5'10"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 80 kg
In Pounds 176 Ibs
Eye Color
Black
Hair Color
Grey

Matthieu Ricard Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Jean-François Revel
Mother's Name
Yahne Le Toumelin
Spouse
Claude Sarraute , Yahne Le Toumelin
Brother(s)
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Sister(s)
Ève Ricard
Son(s)
-
Daughter(s)
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