Kashi Vishwanath Temple: A turning point in Acharya Ji’s life

It was the summer of 1993. It had been a few months since his board results were declared. He was All India Rank 3 and the state topper. His name and photos were all over the newspapers.

But in spite of the worldly limelight, the 15-year-old boy was feeling a peculiar restlessness in the body and the mind. This was new to him; so new that it took him a few…