An evening with Matthieu Ricard

How can we live more happily together?

Join us for a very special evening with Matthieu Ricard as he shares his wisdom about how to live a happy and compassionate life.

This is a rare chance to see Matthieu in person in London. We expect significant demand for tickets so we recommend booking early.

Matthieu Ricard is a genius for our times, a rare combination of scientific brilliance with the heart of a saint” ~ Daniel Goleman”

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, The Quantum and the Lotus, Happiness and The Art of Meditation. He donates proceeds from his books and much of his time to Himalayan humanitarian projects.

Doors open at 18:30.

Tickets : this event is in support of Action for Happiness. We want to make it accessible to as many people as possible, so rather than charging a fixed fee we’re instead asking you to make a donation. It would be great if you could donate £20, but if you can spare more, or feel unable to give that much, then please give what you feel is appropriate.

Any funds raised (beyond the costs of the event) will contribute directly to Action for Happiness’ work to promote mental wellbeing in local communities. Action for Happiness is a Registered Charity (1175160) and Company Limited by Guarantee (10722435) in England and Wales.

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