The wise say that the secret to living is in giving. By contributing to the well-being of others, one finds more meaning in life.
Whether this belief in 'daan' (the culture of generosity) is a truism that has echoed through many faith traditions or merely a positive social convention, is for scholars and laypersons to decide.
But many high-profile billionares seem have internalised this maxim, choosing to donate their financial resources to communities and causes that need support. Famous philanthropists make a big difference by giving back some of their wealth and set an important example for their wide fan base.
Here we at Sify look at some of the most prominent billionaires who have committed themselves and their wealth to the cause of charity.
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Text: Prathmesh Kher, Sify Finance
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