Venugopal Acharya (Vraja bihari dasa)
Vraja Bihari Das (also known by his legal name as Venugopal Acharya) is a full-time teacher in ISKCON and is training Professionals and Students in the science of Bhakti Yoga.
He has done his Honors degree in Economics, and Masters in International Finance, and is also a post-graduate MBA in Finance. He has worked with the Times Group and undertook projects for prestigious organizations such as ICICI Bank and KPMG.
As a full time faculty and member of ISKCON, he conducts discourses on the Bhagavad Gita, Ramayana, Mahabharata, and the Srimad Bhagavatam. He travels widely and freely shares his thoughts on mental hygiene, spiritual discipline, and finding deep emotional fulfilment. His self-excellence courses, lifestyle management programs and corporate seminars are popular with both the youth and the elderly.
He is also a prolific writer and has authored two books. The first one-co-authored with Preminidhi das- is titled ‘Journey of Self Discovery’. It’s written in an easy and engaging style to help you find answers to the most common and intriguing questions in life. Various topics like search for happiness, does God exist, who am I, and why bad things happen to good people, have been answered in a logical and anecdotal style.
The second book titled ‘Are you Connected’ is published by the world’s top ranked publishing group, Penguin Random House. In this book he shares different tools and skills to help one feel loved, to help us live in harmony with our true selves, and improve our relationships with those who matter to us.
You could read his daily reflections on www.yogaformodernage.com