Manish Chopra is a partner at a global management consulting firm, where he advices CEOs, senior executives, and government officials on strategy topics. He grew up in India and attended college at the Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) in Delhi before completing his masters and PhD from University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Manish is now a firm believer and devoted practitioner of Vipassana, the technique that Siddartha Gautama (The Budda) rediscovered and used to achieve enlightenment over two millennia ago. This book is Manish's attempt to share the benefits of the technique and to inspire readers to stop chasing the ephemeral and prioritise what really matters.
A vivid,upclose and heartfelt account of a personal transformation. Startling and inspiring, this is a must-read for all who aspire to explore their inner selves.- Vikram Khanna, Associate Editor, Singapore Business Times
As someone I respect and have worked with, it was exciting for me to see how this experience changed Manish’s life.- Mike Kaufmann, CEO(Pharmaceutical Segment), Cardinal Health
We expend so much time and energy caught up in the outside world. Manish’s rich description of his inner journey- and the transformative changes it has brought for him- should inspire us to stop chasing the ephemeral and prioritise what really matters.- Professor Jasjit Singh, INSEAD Business School
A wonderful modern-day account of amazing powers of the ancient practice of meditation. Manish has a natural talent for writing and I recommend this book whole-heartedly for anyone interested in self-transformation.- Vikas Malkani, Best-selling author of The Little Manual of Meditation
Manish was invited to share his thoughts on the book with Eugene Low on his A Slice of Life radio programme on July 29, 2011.