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Gaur Gopal Das (Hindi: गौर गोपाल दास) is an Indian spiritual leader, a lifestyle coach and a motivational speaker.[1] He has been a monk and part of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) since 1996.[2]

Gaur Gopal Das
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Gaur Gopal Das delivering an inspirational talk in 2017
Religion Gaudiya Vaishnavism, Hinduism
Temple ISKCON, Chowpatty branch
Order Monk
Alma mater College Of Engineering, Pune
Other names Gaur Gopal Prabhu
Nationality Indian
Born Maharashtra, India
Religious career
Guru Radhanath Swami
Profession Spiritual Leader, Lifestyle Coach and Motivational Speaker

Biography[edit | edit source]

Early life and education[edit | edit source]

Gaur Gopal Das was born in Maharashtra, India. He graduated as an electrical engineer, having studied at the College Of Engineering, Pune.

Career as a monk[edit | edit source]

He worked for Hewlett-Packard and then became a monk and life coach. In the year 1996 he joined the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). He is a disciple of Radhanath Swami.

Motivational Speaker[edit | edit source]

Das is part of the leadership of the ISKCON Chowpatty branch, and has been giving talks at colleges and companies in India and abroad.[3] He speaks on topics like success, happiness and relationships.[4] He has also spoken at several local TEDx events such as TEDx IIM Ranchi.[2][5]

He was a speaker at Project Management National Conference, India 2017 held at Chennai.[6] During his 2016 visit to London, he gave a talk at the British Parliament.[7][8]

He was a keynote speaker at Third International Yoga Day, organised by Consulate General of India in Chicago held in June 2017.[4]

Awards[edit | edit source]

  • He was awarded the 2016 Rotary International's Super Achiever Award for outstanding contribution in field of spirituality and inspiration.
  • He was awarded 'Danveer Karna Award' by KIIT University to recognise his selfless contributions to promote the ideologies of 'Art of Giving' and compassion throughout the world.[9]
  • Best Spiritual/Motivational Show on web by IWM Digital Awards 2018.[10]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Kamath, Vinay (2017-01-18). "The monk who HAM-ed it up". The Hindu Business Line. Retrieved 2017-12-04. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Inspiring stories charge up IIM grads at TEDx - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-12-04. 
  3. "Guru Gaur Gopal Das visits Seedling". UdaipurTimes.com. Retrieved 2017-12-04. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 Bodiwala, Community Contributor Suresh. ""Spreading the Message of health, happiness and peace across the Globe through Yoga"- Ms. Neeta Bhushan, Consul General of India in Chicago". Naperville Sun. Retrieved 2017-12-04. 
  5. Nair, Bhagyashree (2017-04-08). "Digital is the theme at GoaFest 2017". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2017-12-04. 
  6. "PMI | Project Management Institute". www.pmi.org.in. Retrieved 2017-12-04. 
  7. "British Parliament celebrates Ram Navmi". Retrieved 2017-12-04. 
  8. "Shree Ram Navmi Celebrations at the Houses of Parliament". allevents.in. Retrieved 2017-12-04. 
  9. "Clipping of Express Publications - The New Indian Express-Bhubaneswar". Retrieved 2017-12-04. 
  10. "Winner List: IWM Digital Awards 2018 | IWMBuzz". IWMBuzz. 2018-03-11. Retrieved 2018-03-13. 

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