Happiness : A Guide to Developing Life's Most Important Skill

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Matthieu Ricard presents a clear description of how to create lasting happiness and change the way we think of ourselves and our relationship with the wider world.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 130 x 199 x 19mm | 247g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Main
  • 1843545586
  • 9781843545583
  • 33,761

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"'A remarkable book. It is hard to imagine a more convincing guide to that elusive thing: happiness' Pankaj Mishra. 'If you want to be happier and better, this is the book you should read. It provides the best available philosophy of life and practice for the twenty-first century.' Richard Layard, Professor of Economics, London School of Economics 'The readers of this book will find themselves in the presence of an extraordinary human being... [It] beautifully illustrates that happiness is to be found in controlling the mind, not circumstances' Daniel Kahneman, winner Nobel Prize economics, 2002 'In his new book, Ricard combines the talents of a philosopher and scientist to produce a rigorous and compelling analysis of his subject. He reminds us that to change individuals is also, ultimately, to change the world.' George Soros"
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About Matthieu Ricard

Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk. He is also a translator, photographer and bestselling author. He lives in Tibet and Nepal.
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