India In Pittsburgh: Guru Acharya Yashovijaysuri
A popular guru who heads the Jainism faith in India came to Pittsburgh for a life-saving surgery. Local "Jains" were awestruck that he came here, and many went to get a glimpse of him at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. Who is he? What is Jainism? Find out as Michael Bartley interviews the guru and visits the popular Hindu Jain Temple in Monroeville.
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