This book traces the journey of a boy called Svet Ketu as he goes through situations and experiences in life which shape his journey towards self-realization - Like all studious middle class boys across India, he is also enchanted by the IIT’s and spends his early years in cracking the competitive exams while simultaneously dealing with father’s Parkinson’s disease. He gets admission in Marine Engineering College in Calcutta, spends four years of hostel life experiencing sex and drugs, goes on to sail on high seas in Oil Tankers as Marine Engineer Officer, gets fed up with sea life and is pulled into the MBA rat race, gets admitted to one of the premier institutes in India but quickly realizes doing MBA was a big mistake, starts working in a corporate setup but pretty soon gets disillusioned with it. Becomes part of a Start-up Company but fails miserably and the start-up venture folds quickly. He is back to corporate job however after a year again starts own company and tastes success this time, meanwhile experimenting with a Tantrik guru and getting married. Makes his first Million Dollars and achieves more financial success and also more disillusioned with the world at the same time. Touches other realms of existence and life’s meaning starts becoming clearer, eventually gets grace and walks on the path of true freedom, true bliss….Vom Verlag:
This book is about Svet Ketu - a studious middle class boy from Lucknow, how he like other small town boys across India, chases dreams of getting into IIT 's, misses IIT admission by a few ranks and rather gets admission in Marine Engineering College in Calcutta, which takes his life on a path of drugs, sex, sailing on high seas, MBA, Corporate Job, Start-up Business Ventures, apprenticeship with a Tantrik guru and marriage. As he makes his first million dollars he realizes the futility of all this life's chases and yearns for the true meaning of it all when he is shown the path and eventually gets grace and walks on the path of true freedom, true joy, true bliss!!!
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