His third book ‘Cricket in a Monastery’ is written as fiction. In this story, he shares valuable life lessons from a game of cricket.
Venugopal is also a full-time teacher, monk, and a counsellor at ISKCON since the last two decades. Before choosing the monastic order, he worked with the Times Group after completing his MBA in Finance and a Masters in International finance. He has wealth of corporate experience, having undertaken projects for multinational companies such as KPMG and ICICI Bank.
He shares his reflections, meditations, and discourses through his website “”. With over 750+ posts on his website, Venugopal Acharya continues to help and guide the masses across borders.
He is a seasoned international speaker, having travelled and spoken in the U.K, Russia, Amsterdam, Bahrain and Australia where he shares his thoughts on mental hygiene, spiritual discipline, and finding deep emotional fulfilment.
As a member of the education, care, and training body at ISKCON Chowpatty, he serves the congregation, brahmacharis (monks), and counsels a satellite community of 150 members at Borivali-Kandivalli, in Mumbai.
His lucid and simple writing connect to the audience from all walks of life; his main strength being the ability to harmonize wisdom from the Vedic era to enhance our modern lives. He often says, “The principles of life are simple and same everywhere: just apply even a little, and see a big difference.”

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