Matthieu Ricard Biography
Biography, Blog, Tibet House Switzerland

Matthieu Ricard Biography

Matthieu Ricard has lived in the Himalayan region for the last thirty-five years. Born in France in 1946, he grew up among the personalities and ideas of Paris’ intellectual and artistic circles. He studied classical music, ornithology and photography and worked for his Ph-D degree in molecular genetics at the Institute Pasteur under the Nobel Laureate Francois Jacob. Learn more about Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region. After completing his doctoral thesis in 1972, he decided to forsake his scientific career and concentrate on Tibetan Buddhist contemplative practice. Since then, he has lived in India, Bhutan and Nepal with the greatest…

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Tibet House Switzerland Foundation
Biography, Blog, Tibet House Switzerland

Tibet House Switzerland Foundation

Tibet House Switzerland Foundation is a non-profit foundation whose purpose is to support the recognition of Tibetan culture in every respect and preserve its artistic and religious heritage by preserving, protecting and collecting any traditional Tibetan art and culture. Snow Lion Club is an association of supporters of the Tibet House Switzerland Foundation that gives all interested people who share the goals of the Foundation to actively participate in it for the realization of its great ideals. Project In Switzerland lives the most important Tibetan community in exile in the West, with over 2,500 residents. Our foundation intends to carry…

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