'Kumare': Fake Guru Exposes Real, Desperate Desire to Believe

Kumare speaks with a thick Indian accent. His hair is long, his beard is full, his feet are bare. Wrapped in a saffron sarong, Kumare effortlessly becomes a spiritual beacon for a curious bunch of truth seekers in Phoenix. But Kumare, whose real name is Vikram Gandhi, is actually a hip 33-year-old filmmaker from New Jersey, who created a fake "yogalebrity" persona but wound up with a real American following. "Isn't the most traumatic part of the illusion of Kumare is that the guy who they...Full Story
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