"Building a Noble World offers practical solutions to the present-day world crisis." -- India Tribune, weekly newspaper in Chicago, December 25, 2004
<br /><br />"Jhawar has made several suggestions, based on a study of history and politics, on promoting brotherhood among men, and nations." -- DesiTalk, weekly newspaper in Chicago, December 24, 2004
<br /><br />"The book is written in a simple and lucid style understandable by any average student." -- India Post, weekly newspaper in Chicago, January 14, 2005
<br /><br />Through an extraordinary blend of spirituality, politics, history and science, "Building a Noble World" addresses the key post-modern political issues that hinder world peace. At a time when the world faces acute problems of terrorism, cross-border conflicts, racial and religious differences, Shiv R. Jhawar offers us a path to emerge out of this darkness and move towards world peace and unity. The issue of terrorism that has intensified, especially after the 9/11 attacks in the United States, is also well tackled. Jhawar states that its root cause is the condition of the human mind, which must be improved in order to overcome crime and war. In order to spread harmony and prosperity, we must be able to connect with the spirit within each of us and must rise above social, political and racial biases by accepting, respecting and celebrating diversity in all walks of life. "Building a Noble World" gives an insight into Yoga as a means to attain inner peace. It also discusses varied subjects such as religion, spirituality, meditation and the author's experiences of shaktipat in which you transcend your physical body and mind, and experience absolute reality. While striving in a quest for global harmony, the author recognizes the indispensable role played by the United Nations for negotiating and tackling cross-border issues. The central theme of the book revolves around the importance of attaining inner peace and the unification of humanity for attaining world peace. It guides humanity towards peaceful co-existence. It is a well researched, easy to read book with sound concepts, as well as quotes from renowned world leaders and spiritual masters. Insightful, inspiring and practical, "Building a Noble World" is a book that promotes world peace and adds value to life. --BookWire Review
About the Author
Shiv R. Jhawar is the author of "Building a Noble World" and founder of Noble World Foundation, a non-profit organization, which works to enlighten, educate, and inspire people in building a peaceful world. Jhawar was born in India where he received a Bachelor s degree from the University of Calcutta with First Class Honors and a professional certificate of Chartered Accountant. He came to the United States in the early 1970s. After completing his Master s degree in Accounting Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he moved on to serve as a Chief Accounts Analyst for CBS Television. In 1979, he qualified as an Enrolled Agent to practice before the IRS and started his own tax accounting firm in Chicago. While in Chicago, Jhawar met Swami Muktananda, an eminent yogi and celebrated author of the book, "Play of Consciousness." Recalling his divine experience in the presence of Swami Muktananda on September 16, 1974, Jhawar writes, Once you have an experience of transcendental reality, you are changed forever. Since that day, he has been practicing yoga and contributing to other s happiness and perfection through his talks and writing. Jhawar lives in Chicago and balances the pursuit of his professional goals with the practice of spirituality. He is a professional speaker who blends spirituality, politics, history, and science in a unique and powerful way. Gifted with the ability to communicate profound concepts clearly, Jhawar has been giving talks both in the United States and abroad.