THE HAPPIEST MAN IN THE WORLD
BY TRAINING HIS MIND
WITH AUTHENTIC TIBETAN BOUDDHIST TEACHERS
He did a Ph.D. in cellular genetics at the Institut Pasteur under Nobel Laureate François Jacob. After completing his Ph.D. thesis in 1972, Mr. Ricard decided to forsake his scientific career and concentrate on Tibetan Buddhist studies. He spent 40 years meditating in the Himalayas and has done 40,000 hours of meditation.
Motionless Journey features photographs taken from the hermitage's terrace and surroundings.
Matthieu Ricard is engaged in the research on the effect of mind training and meditation on the brain at various universities: Wisconsin-Madison, Princeton, Harvard, Berkeley in USA, at Maastricht in the Netherlands, at Zurich in Switzerland, Hong Kong and Leipzig in Germany.
The Happiest Man Alive?
Talking with Matthieu Ricard about Happiness and Meditation
De toewijding van Matthieu Ricard - 01:06:26 - English