Mohan, the youngest of 7 brothers, lives with his whole family—all 6 of his brothers, their wives and children—in a compound in Mysore. Despite a very successful family business, Mohan chooses his independence, no matter how unreliable his life might be. He marries Mamatha and together, they leave the family and set up their own house.
While everything is wonderful in his marriage, Mohan must desperately work to gain his footing with his own business after having decided to fly solo. Instead, his attention is pulled away from his work when his first daughter, Yogita, is born blind and, as he and his wife find out, with extreme developmental delays. His whole life is turned upside down. In order to right his life, Mohan must make drastic changes. As he works his way out of debt, flies around the world to find help for his daughter and heals his relationships with his family, Yogita, his first child is born blind and with arrested cognitive developments. She is also very beautiful, affable, tender, inquisitive, playful and very perceptive about sounds. Parenting her becomes Mohan’s biggest privilege since it transforms him from a power and material seeking individual to a spiritual and devoted family man.
MyOpia is a memoir that teaches us about the resilience and possibility within each one of us, and the treasures that may be earned when we face our obstacles head on.
After being threatened by a Bangalore mob boss, retired Indian businessman Mohan Ranga Rao takes a vow to trek around Mount Kailash, a holy Tibetan Mountain revered by over a billion people. What starts out as merely a challenging high-altitude trek soon becomes a life-changing adventure. With a blend of humour, honesty and keen insight, Mohan journeys toward a deeper understanding of the world around him. A memoir of a road less travelled and a true story of self-discovery at 19,000 feet.Know more | Buy on Amazon