Matthieu Ricard - Crossknowledge Faculty

Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk who enjoyed a promising career in cellular genetics before leaving France to study Buddhism in the Himalayas 40 years ago.

He is a bestselling author, translator and photographer as well as an active participant in groundbreaking scientific research exploring the effects of meditation on the human brain.

Matthieu Ricard lives in Tibet and Nepal, where he works on humanitarian projects.