Butterfly: Journey from My Cocoon is the inspirational story of a young woman, Aruna Chinta searching for a beautiful life. Born and raised in India, she has a bachelor’s degree in engineering. She came to the United States at the age of 22 to pursue her master’s degree in computer science. Shy and timid Aruna, looked to her family and husband to guide and fill all her needs. Just a year and half after her marriage, she encountered a life-threatening illness, Idiopathic Myelofibrosis, the cause of which is still unknown. Yet she made a miraculous recovery from it under the excellent treatment and supervision of her doctor, Dr.Robert Collins, and ultimate care and support from her wonderful family. Being blessed with a second life, through perseverance and determination, she made the steep climb back to health. This healing time gave opportunity to pause and reflect on her life, and to discover the greater meaning in her life. She became an avid reader of inspirational and self-help books. She began to understand that nothing had happened to her, rather, it was a gift. A few years down the lane, she faced another life-challenging event, a divorce after 10 years of marriage, when her son was not even an year old. Guided by the Bhagavad-Gita and other popular spiritual principles, she discovered a renewed view of life and understood that she was 100 percent responsible for her life, and the life of her child. From that time on, she began to live purposefully with peace, joy and love. Written in four parts, they are: 1. My Brush with Death 2. My Marriage 3. Spiritual Transformation 4. Raising My Son. The essence of the book, Butterfly is: Whatever situations we are in, by rising above, and spreading our wings, we can get onto much higher planes and experience abundance of love, joy, peace and bliss.