Karan Bajaj

How to Plan a Sabbatical, Dharma, & The Yoga of Max's Discontent

Karan Bajaj

Talk: How to Plan a Sabbatical, Dharma, & The Yoga of Max's Discontent

"Top 40 Under 40" executive and bestselling author Karan Bajaj visits Google to talk about how you can take a yearlong creative sabbatical from your day job. Among other topics, Karan discusses the concept of "dharma," and how it applies to your life and career. He also offers a variety of tips for aspiring writers. In 2013, Karan and his wife left their exec jobs in New York and embarked on a road trip from Europe to India. They left behind their material possessions and spent a year learning yoga and meditation in the Himalayas. The trip served as the basis of his new book, "The Yoga of Max's Discontent," which was released in India as "The Seeker."

Karan Bajaj

Karan Bajaj is a bestselling novelist and striving yogi. Born and raised in India, he has trained as a Hatha Yoga teacher in the Sivananda ashram in South India and learned meditation in the Himalayas. He is the author of the novels Johnny Gone Down and Keep off the Grass, both of which were No. 1 bestsellers in India. He’s been named one of India Today’s Top 35 Under 35. He lives in New York City.

The Yoga of Max's Discontent: A Novel

In this captivating and surprising novel of spiritual discovery—a No. 1 bestseller in India—a young American travels to India and finds himself tested physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

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