Julian Mantle’s world was always limited to his work, material possession and money. However, his life takes a complete U turn when he is suddenly traumatized with a heart attack. Realization dawns on him and he decides to alter the course of his life. It is then that he decides to give up everything and entail a spiritual journey to the Himalayas in India in search of a more meaningful life.
From the sages of the Sivana in the Himalayas he garners some newfound knowledge and philosophies, which goes on to change his life forever. When he comes back from his spiritual journey from the Himalayas there is a discernible change in him. He narrates his experience to his fellow colleague John and that is how the entire story and experience of Julian Mantle is related to us.
The narratives of the spiritual journey that Julian Mantle undertakes take us on a ride to a profound and different perception of life. The book bestows on us the key to living a great, meaningful, healthy and happy life. We are educated on the Seven Virtues of Enlightened learning, which comprises of the need to master the mind, to follow one’s purpose, to live with discipline, to practice Kaizen, to respect time, to embrace the present and to selflessly serve others.
The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari was an immediate success. It became an International Bestseller with more than three million copies sold worldwide. The book has been translated into a number of foreign languages to reach out to a larger audience.