Brent Esplin

Money and Spirituality: Is Money Really the Root of All Evil?

The Hindu holy man Swami Gnanmuni is the administrator of the magnificent Swaminarayan Akshardham temple in New Delhi, India. As such, he has taken a vow of absolute poverty.  His material possessions consist solely of two robes, some prayer beads, and a wooden bowl.   Gnanmuni took a rather unconventional path to reach this position.…