Edition 2018

Matthieu Ricard

Born 1946, in Aix-les-Bains, France.
Lives and works in Nepal.
Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk, scientist, author, translator but also photographer. For more than 40 years, he has devoted his life to the study and practice of Buddhism with the greatest spiritual masters from Tibet, at the heart of these Himalayas he constantly photographs. "Matthieu's camera and his spiritual life make one, and from this, spring these fleeting and eternal images.” H. Cartier-Bresson.
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    • République Française
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