The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari By Robin S. Sharma
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari is an interesting book, which is penned down by Robin Sharma. The book makes you delve deeper into yourself and think about your life from a different perspective. It educates you about how your daily habits can help you reach your dreams.
The book sets you off on the fabled journey of Julian Mantle, who is a high-profile attorney with a buzzing schedule and a number of priorities that are centered on power, money and prestige. The story is related from one of Mantle's associates' perspectives who is in awe of Mantle's success and aspires to be him.
But after Mantle suffers a massive heart attack, he takes a backseat from the game and disappears. After selling off all his possessions, he heads towards India in the search of a more meaningful existence.
When he comes back to India, he comes back a changed man. Mantle is enlightened by the mythical Gurus who bestow upon him mysterious and practical advice. He gives this newfound knowledge to the narrator and his former associate.
The core concepts of the book are the Seven Virtues of Enlightened learning, which are revealed by Mantle gradually. The seven virtues are
- Master Your Mind
- Follow Your Purpose
- Practice Kaizen
- Live With Discipline
- Respect Your Time
- Selflessly Serve Others
- Embrace the Present
General Reception and Other Adaptations
The book was an international bestseller all over the world. The message in the book might have been termed as a trifle cliche, but the way Robin Sharma has presented the story is extremely enlightening and interesting. It makes for a good read and throws up snippets about the oriental way of life.
About the Author
Robin Sharma is a post graduate in law and is the author of 11 books. He is the founder of Sharma Leadership International Inc., which is a consultancy that helps build leadership qualities in people in organizations.
Other Popular Robin Sharma Books
Robin Sharma is well known for his other bestsellers and popular books, some of which are:
The Leader Who Had No Title
The Greatness Guide
The Greatness Guide Book 2: 101 Lessons For Success and Happiness
Discover Your Destiny With The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
The Saint The Surfer And The CEO
Daily Inspiration from The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
Who Will Cry When You Die
The Lead Without A Title Manifesto
MegaLiving: 30 Days To A Perfect Life