A midst the chaos that is inherently part of Occupy Wall Street movement, that's Rasanath Das or Chelakara Ramanth (his given name), a former investment banker and an Ivy League graduate who now wakes up at 4:30 a.m. for daily prayer and occasionally goes to Zuccotti Park to lead meditation sessions.
According to a profile in the Wall Street Journal by Jo Piazza, Das, who spends most of his time looking for enlightenment, once used to earn a $170,000 salary negotiating deals at Bank of America.
"I realized I was not dependent on external objects to make me happy. It was like letting go of crutches and being able to walk faster," Mr. Das said.
After quitting, Mr. Das spent his days on monastery business, developing a plan to open a café downstairs and working on scripture teachings.
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