What is success after all? Is it material enrichment or name and fame? In that sense Julian had got everything. He was considered as the most successful legal luminary. Should anything which is responsible for insecurity and unlimited anxiety be hailed as success? The price paid by Julian for the achievement of the so called success was really heavy. He suffered a massive heart attack and collapsed in the courtroom. Julian had put extra ordinary efforts for achieving what he thought was success. But he got the cue in time and woke up. He utilized the chance he got and put no less effort to unwind and explore. He sold everything including Ferrari. He moved towards mystical land, INDIA. When he returned he was altogether a different human being The author when saw unbelievable sea of change in his mentor friend was naturally curious to know how this transformation was achieved. Julian recounted his exotic journey towards self realization. It all happened like magic. He narrated how he unloaded accumulated obstacles in pursuing simple life and proceeded light heartedly. He contemplated with knowledgeable teachers who met on the way. Yogi Krishnan, caretaker of a village temple in Kashmir valley guided him. He advised Julian not to regret for the past but treat it a lesson.
He directed Julian to the great sages of Sivana for enlightenment which could not be provided by him. Julian consciously made the choice. He was aware of the risk involved for his expected returns. He went in search of Sivana monks to the unknown land at Himalayas with great zeal. After trekking for many days in snow covered peaks he met a graceful monk in a place far away from civilization. Julian sought his help in contacting the sages of Sivana. The monk indeed was belonging to Sivana clan who offered Julian all the hospitality. He took him to the hidden holy land . He agreed to enlighten Julian with all the knowledge they had on the condition that the same should be shared with the Western world full of turmoil. The author, through the interaction with Julian bares all the Sivana techniques and thoughts about Nirvana , which is the ultimate destination of all the enlightened souls .Reading this book about the ancient wisdom would be a wonderful worthy experience which is capable of instilling sense of purpose in everybody’s life.