06/3/15 12:25 PM

Indian Billionaire Becomes Monk; Gives up Rs.1200 Crores

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An Indian billionaire Bhanwarlal Raghunath Doshi gave away Rs.1,200 crore and became a monk. Doshi was a businessman in Ahmedabad of Gujarat. Leaving behind his wife, two sons, daughter and all his wealth, Doshi started new life as a Jain monk under the name Bhavya Ratna Vijaya Maharshi. When Doshi arranged an event on May 31st, he surprised everyone by spending huge sum of Rs. 100 cr for it. 12 chariots, 9 elephants, camel carriages were used in the event. Around 3000 gold and silver coins were distributed among devotees who attended the event. Doshi had been planning to take diksha since 1982 after Jain lectures drew him to spirituality. However, he could convince his family only last year. Doshi had been planning to take diksha since 1982 after Jain lectures drew him to spirituality. However, he could convince his family only last year. Doshi had been planning to take diksha since 1982 after Jain lectures drew him to spirituality. However, he could convince his family only last year. Doshi is being appreciated by many for sacrificing thousands of crores to become an asthetic.

 

 

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