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
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 monk, lifestyle coach, motivational speaker and former HP engineer. He is a member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).[1]


He was born in Pune, Maharashtra, India. He has a diploma in electrical engineering from Cusrow Wadia Institute of Technology, Pune and a degree from College of Engineering, Pune. He worked as an electrical engineer at Hewlett Packard for a brief period, before leaving the company in 1996 to become a monk.[2]

In 2018, he published the book Life's Amazing Secrets,[3] and received an honorary doctorate by Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT).[4] He was reported as having over 4.36 million YouTube followers with more than 177 million views.[5]

Published works[edit]

  • Das, Gaur Gopal (8 October 2018). Life’s Amazing Secrets: How to Find Balance and Purpose in Your Life. Penguin Random House India Private Limited. ISBN 978-93-5305-268-3.
  • Das, Gaur Gopal (6 February 2020). The Way of the Monk: The Four Steps to Peace, Purpose and Lasting Happiness. Penguin Random House. ISBN 978-1-84604-625-4.
  • Das, Gaur Gopal (17 January 2023). Energize Your Mind: A Monk's Guide to Mindful Living. Sourcebooks, Inc. ISBN 978-1-7282-6539-1.


  1. ^ Patwa, Priyadarshini (24 October 2019). "Gaur Gopal Das Talks About 3 Support System Entrepreneurs Need To Beat The Odds". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  2. ^ "The monk who HAM-ed it up". The Hindu. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Crossword Bookstores hosts Juhi Chawla at Monk Gaur Gopal Das' book launch - 'Life's Amazing Secrets'". The Hans India. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Odisha Governor Enlightens Audience Through His Oratorical Brilliance". KIIT University. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  5. ^ Bakshi, Asmita (16 February 2019). "Swipe right for spirituality". Livemint. Retrieved 17 March 2020.

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