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The monk who sold his Ferrari : a fable about fulfilling your dreams and reaching your destiny / Robin S. Sharma.

By: Sharma, Robin S, 1964-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Mumbai : Jaico Publishing House, 2003Edition: 1st ed.Description: 198 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 817992162X (pbk.); 97881799211623 (pbk.).Other title: Monk who sold his Ferrari : a fable about fulfilling your dreams and reaching your destiny [Other title].Subject(s): Self-realization -- Fiction | Conduct of life -- FictionDDC classification: 813.54 SHA Online resources: Publisher description Summary: 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
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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

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