This book presents an attempt to combine the wisdom of our ancient scriptures with management to attain the goal of human happiness It adopts a managerial approach to the problem of utilisation of internal assets of man. There is need for developing and effectively managing the internal assets of the body, mind and intellect to attain lasting happiness and this is highlighted in various chapters. Throughout the book the concept of happiness is equated to calmness of mind.
The conclusions are based on observations of individual behavior and reflections on experience. The basis for the concepts is the wisdom of Indian sages. The underlying theme is based on a comparison of the human body with the chariot drawing useful lessons for application.
The relationship of man to the universe is briefly mentioned .The concept of happiness as attainment of peace of mind is explained. As a background the environment in which man lives today with factors causing mental imbalance, poor health and right thinking are stated. The managerial approach is explained with reference to the utilisation of the internal assets of the body, mind and intellect to attain happiness and excellence. The focus is on the individual and the benefits of developing the individual ultimately achieving transformation to produce far reaching benefits are explained. Examples are given to understand how individuals face and react to situations. Lessons learnt from an individual with a calm mind facing situations and his approach to life and the tasks ahead for the individual as well as for society are suggested in the concluding part of the book.