ISBN 9788172238568,Finding A Purpose In Life : 26 People Who Inspired The World

Finding A Purpose In Life : 26 People Who Inspired The World


R M Lala



HarperCollins Publishers

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788172238568

ISBN-10 8172238568


Number of Pages 132 Pages
Language (English)

Self Help

There is a pilgrim soul in all of us, an inner searching that continues throughout our lives For lack of a purpose, millions in despair seek refuge in unbridled consumerism, drugs, alcohol, crime or antisocial behaviour. From times immemorial, man has striven to know ,BR> his place in this bewildering world, find a direction and pursue a purpose higher than his own advancement. In this book, R.M. Lala addresses these issues through the medium of great lives like Abraham Lincoln, Albert Schweitzer, Emperor Asoka, Vinoba Bhave, Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela, Narayana and Sudha Murthy and others. He highlights the difference between ambition and purpose, career and purpose, and indicates how understanding this lies at the core of understanding oneself. This inspirational and motivational work shows how each of us can find a purpose satisfying to ourselves and meaningful to others. About The Author R.M. Lala is the author of ten books including two bestsellers, The Creation of Wealth, and his biography of J.R.D. Tata, Beyond the Last Blue Mountain. In his varied career he has been editor, book publisher and Director of the Tata's Premier Trust for eighteen years. His books have been translated into various languages, including Japanese.