Author Jay Shetty aims to elevate us from the negativity, anxiety, and hopelessness of today’s world in his book THINK LIKE A MONK: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day, Drawing on both Jay’s experience as a monk in a
Hindu ashram and his post-monk life as an influential thinker and spiritual guide, Think Like a Monk distills monk wisdom into practical, everyday steps anyone can take to live a less anxious, more meaningful life.
How can we transform our experience of life today? Jay says, “When I trained as a monk, I found that monks are able to remain centered and calm amid all the chaos that life throws at us. Monks are the absolute experts in mastering their minds. I wrote THINK LIKE A MONK in order to help everyone access the same mindset, the same thinking patterns, the same processes that help monks find peace, balance, and purpose.”
Since launching his video channel in 2016, Jay has produced over 400 videos, which have amassed more than 6.5 billion views and gained over 34 million followers globally. In 2017, he was named in the Forbes magazine 30-under-30 for being a game-changer in the world of media. In 2018, he had the #1 video on Facebook with over 360 million views.
Jay lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Radhi Devlukia Shetty, a plant-based dietitian and Ayurvedic medicine enthusiast, to whom the book is dedicated. Jay enjoys listening to Drake at the gym and nature sounds while meditating. He’s a Manchester United fan and really admired Cristiano Ronaldo’s work ethic and determination on the pitch. Jay and Radhi love eating at plant-based restaurants, visiting spas, and spending time outdoors cycling and in escape rooms.
“Jay Shetty shows you step by step how Self Power emerges when you shift your identity from self image to self esteem. This book could change your life and move you from the hypnosis of social conditioning to being the creative architect of your life journey.”
— Deepak Chopra
“Grab this book, find a comfortable chair, and let Jay Shetty take you on a life-changing journey.
A gifted teacher, Jay guides us with warmth and clarity on a path to greater joy and purpose in living, offering wisdom that we can put into practice right now. You will want to share it with everyone you love.”
—Robert Waldinger, MD Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Director, Harvard Study of Adult Development Sensei and Priest, Boundless Way Zen