The story of the prince who awakened to become the Buddha is one of the most dramatic and compelling stories of all time. My mentor, Deepak Chopra, has a new book out today that beautifully lets us experience just what the life of the Buddha was like as he embarked on his spiritual journey. We can really feel the natural internal conflict that he goes through as he seeks both wisdom and transformation. Deepak is a gifted writer. I’m sure you have read many of his non-fiction work; I have a whole “Deepak” bookshelf at my house! “Buddha: A Story of Enlightenment” is a novel, and an inspiring read. As an added kind of “bonus” to all of us on the path who crave nonfiction, Deepak has included a guide with commentary and teachings on core Buddhist principles. This book is destined to be a classic. And I could totally see it being turned into a movie. Two thumbs up from me!