Gaur Gopal Das

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Gaur Gopal Das
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Gaur Gopal Das at an Event in 2017
Personal
Born1973
ReligionHinduism
NationalityIndian
LineageBrahma-Madhva-Gaudiya Sampradaya
SectVaishnavism
(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
Other namesGaur Gopal Prabhu, Prabhu Gaur Gopal Das
TempleISKCON
PhilosophyAchintya Bheda Abheda
Religious career
TeacherRadhanath Swami
Period in office1996–present
InitiationDiksa–1996
PostBrahmachari

Gaur Gopal Das (born 1973) is a former Hewlett Packard engineer turned Indian lifestyle coach[1] and motivational speaker[2] who is part of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).[3][4]

Biography[edit]

He was born on 24 December 1973 in 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 in 1995 with a degree in Electrical Engineering,[5] after which he worked as an Electrical Engineer at Hewlett Packard.[6] In 1996 he left Hewlett Packard and joined ISKCON.[7] In 2018, he published his book: Life's Amazing Secrets,[8] and received an honorary doctorate by Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology.[9] He was reported as having over 2.8 million YouTube followers.[10]

Self-published works[edit]

  • Gaur Gopal Das (2018). Life's Amazing Secrets: How to Find Balance and Purpose in Your Life.[8]
  • Gaur Gopal Das (2020). The Way of the Monk: The Four Steps to Peace, Purpose and Lasting Happiness.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Business Growth Summit: Take control of your future, learn the tricks of the trade". The Economic Times. 31 October 2019. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  2. ^ "'Failures are positive steps for success'". Deccan Herald. 28 October 2018. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  3. ^ Patwa, Priyadarshini (24 October 2019). "Gaur Gopal Das Talks About 3 Support System Entrepreneurs Need To Beat The Odds". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Make Up when applied will make a person feel and look good: Monk". The Siasat Daily. 12 November 2019. Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ "The monk who HAM-ed it up". The Hindu. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Life's secrets revealed, with a dose of humour". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 3 November 2018.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ "Odisha Governor Enlightens Audience Through His Oratorical Brilliance". KIIT University. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  10. ^ Bakshi, Asmita (16 February 2019). "Swipe right for spirituality". Livemint. Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  11. ^ "The Way of the Monk". www.goodreads.com. Retrieved 7 June 2020.