About the Author- Robin S.sharma
A renowned author & speaker on leadership & life management.
He was born in Nepal in 1965.
Robin S.Sharma holds two law degrees including masters of law.
Robin is the founder of Sharma Leadership International Inc.
Currently a citizen of Canada, Ontario.
He has written 11 book.
About the book
• It teaches us the art of simple living.
• It’s a book on self help & self transformation.
• It encourages us to read more, eat less, exercise everyday, spend more
time with our family.
• One of the best Sellers.
Julian Mantle - A rich lawyer turned monk
John - Julian’s friend & co-worker
Yogi Ramanan - A sage of sivana
Yogi Krishnan - Lawyer turned monk like Julian
Jenny - John’s wife
A story of a rich lawyer Julian Mantle who had lost interest in life.
After suffering a heart attack retires from his profession & goes to
Himalayas in search of a life changing odyssey.
After 3 years he visits his friend John & tells him about his experience
with sages of sivana.
He narrates to John the fable that contained the 7 virtues for a life
abundant with inner peace, joy and a wealth of spiritual gifts.
At first John disagrees to Julian’s narration, but after learning the
techniques eventually agrees to it.
The story goes on with Julian narrating the 7 virtues along with the
various techniques & examples realting with the virtues.
At the end Julian asks John to spread the secrets for the benefits of
• Master Your Mind (Symbol: The Garden)
Follow Your Purpose (Symbol: The Lighthouse)
Practice Kaizen (Symbol: Sumo Wrestler)
Live With Discipline (Symbol: Pink Wire Cable)
Respect Your Time (Symbol: Stopwatch)
Selflessly Serve Others (Symbol: Yellow Roses)
Embrace the Present (Symbol: Path of Diamonds)
Lessons from the book
Never give up!
Time is the most precious thing.
Live life to the fullest.
Nurture your mind daily.
Control your thoughts, mind & become the master of our life.
Set goals in life & try to achieve it.
Not for people who want quick results.
The 7 virtues of sivana are hard to adopt in our daily life.
The principles can be practiced in parts.
Language in the book is hard to understand & follow, but quite
At the end it’s a great book & each one must read it.