Gaur Gopal Das

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His Grace

Gaur Gopal Das
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Gaur Gopal Das at an Event in 2017
LineageBrahma-Madhva-Gaudiya Sampradaya
(Gaudiya Vaishnavism)
Notable work(s)Life's Amazing Secrets: How to Find Balance and Purpose in Your Life[1]
The Way of the Monk: The Four Steps to Peace, Purpose and Lasting Happiness
Alma mater
Other namesGaur Gopal Prabhu
PhilosophyAchintya Bheda Abheda
Religious career
TeacherRadhanath Swami
Period in office1996 – present
InitiationDiksha: 1996

Gaur Gopal Das (IAST: Gaura-Gopāla dāsa) is an Indian lifestyle coach,[2] motivational speaker[3] and former HP engineer. He is a member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).[4][5]


He was born in Pune, Maharashtra, India. He completed his schooling from St.Jude High school, Dehuroad, Pune, Maharashtra. He is a diploma holder in Electrical Engineering from Cusrow Wadia Institute of Technology, Pune and graduated in 1992 and then graduated from College of Engineering, Pune one of the oldest Engineering College (3rd in Asia) in 1995 with a degree in Electrical Engineering,[6] after which he worked as an Electrical Engineer at Hewlett Packard.[7] In 1996 he left Hewlett Packard and joined ISKCON.[8] In 2018, he published his book: Life's Amazing Secrets,[9] and received an honorary doctorate by Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT).[10] He was reported as having over 3 million YouTube followers with more than 177 million views.[11]

Published works[edit]

  • Gaur Gopal Das (2018). Life's Amazing Secrets: How to Find Balance and Purpose in Your Life.[9][12]
  • Gaur Gopal Das (2020). The Way of the Monk: The Four Steps to Peace, Purpose and Lasting Happiness.[13][14]


  1. ^ "Life's Amazing Secrets: How to Find balance and Purpose in your Life – Penguin Random House SEA". Retrieved 18 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Business Growth Summit: Take control of your future, learn the tricks of the trade". The Economic Times. 31 October 2019. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  3. ^ "'Failures are positive steps for success'". Deccan Herald. 28 October 2018. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  4. ^ Patwa, Priyadarshini (24 October 2019). "Gaur Gopal Das Talks About 3 Support System Entrepreneurs Need To Beat The Odds". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Make Up when applied will make a person feel and look good: Monk". The Siasat Daily. 12 November 2019. Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Monk and lifestyle coach Gaur Gopal Das to release his first book this month - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  7. ^ "The monk who HAM-ed it up". The Hindu. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  8. ^ "Life's secrets revealed, with a dose of humour". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 3 November 2018.
  9. ^ a b "Crossword Bookstores hosts Juhi Chawla at Monk Gaur Gopal Das' book launch - 'Life's Amazing Secrets'". The Hans India. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  10. ^ "Odisha Governor Enlightens Audience Through His Oratorical Brilliance". KIIT University. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  11. ^ Bakshi, Asmita (16 February 2019). "Swipe right for spirituality". Livemint. Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  12. ^ "The HT Nielsen bestseller list for Week 28 of 2020". Hindustan Times. 17 July 2020. Retrieved 18 July 2020.
  13. ^ "The Way of the Monk". Retrieved 7 June 2020.
  14. ^ Das, Gaur Gopal. "The Way of the Monk". Retrieved 18 July 2020.

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