While many of us are busy making lots of money, Mokshesh Sheth, a 24-year-old chartered accountant from a Jain family based in Mumbai on Saturday, April 21 turned into a monk by giving up his career and family business worth over Rs 100 crore. Sheth managed his family business for 2 years after becoming a CA, according to his uncle, Girish Sheth he has given up all the possessions and endeavours and has now turned into a monk at a ceremony held in Gandhinagar. From today he will be known as Karunapremvijay Jee, his uncle stated.
According to a report published by News18, his uncle said that their family originally belongs to Deesa town in Banaskantha district of Gujarat and is now settled in Mumbai. The family runs an aluminium business and also have operations in Sangli. Mokshesh handled the two operations for 2 consecutive years after becoming CA in his first attempt.
On Thursday, 12-year-old Bhavya Shah, who hails from a wealthy family of diamond merchants in Surat, also embraced monkhood. Young Bhavya told The Telegraph, “Life is full of sins. My parents have taught me that one should lead a life of truth. For the same, I am happy to renounce the world. I also know that my parents are happy with my decision.” Four years ago, his sister too renounced luxury and became a Jain nun.