The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari*
Author of the book : Robin Sharma
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari is a fiction by Robin Sharma,(canadien writer)who is a globally respected humanitarian and widely considerd one of the world’s top leadership and personal optimization advisors.”The monk who sold his ferrari” is one of the best motivational book you will ever come across.
The book is written in the form of a conversation between two friends. The story is about Julian Mantle who is a successful lawyer but is full of tension and work pressure,who finally decides to leave his luxuries and baggage of past and goes to Himalayan mountain in search of peace.While reading this book you will literally feel that you are in the beautiful forest of Savanna,India where everything is very beautiful.Julian’s journey is described in 7 practical lessons.At the end of every chapter is a summary containing action points ,it makes easy to remember.
Core of the book is the 7 virtue of enlightened learning,learned from Himalayan across.
1.Master your Mind
2.Follow your purpose
4.Respect your Time
6.Selflessly serve others
7.Embrace the present
Most of them are very inspiring and potentially very useful.A well cultivated mind will blossom beyond our expectation.Quality of our life literally depends upon our thoughts.It is said in this book that even the best conditioned thinkers are using 1/100th of a percent of their mental resources.Only well trained mind can explore the untapped potential of the mental capacity.
Mind is a wonderful servent but a terrible master.If you have become a negative thinker,this is because you have not cared for your mind and taken the time to train it to focus on the good.The mind truely like any other muscle in our body.Use it or lose it.
Most part of the book contain nothing that we wouldn’t already know.For eg:Be positive,think positive,don’t let negative thoughts spoil etc which are easy to say but difficult to follow and practice.But the thing that you will gain from the book is simply life changing.Books simply help you to see what is already within yourself,that’s what enlightment is all about.
It is surely must read book for everyone who thinks that they don’t have enough time for anything,life is controlling them and days are just passing very fast.’The monk who sold his ferrari’ is all about how to master ourself.There are no mistakes,only lessons,see setbacks as opportunities for personal expansion and spiritual growth.
If you really want to be inspired,i personally recomment this book.little lessons fuel your inner and outer growth.