Make a Life, not just a Living

Friday, April 5, 2019

7:30 pm

Havana Room, Graduate Community Center, 750 Escondido Road, Stanford, CA 94035 Map

Sponsored by:
Stanford Bhakti Yoga Club, Stanford Zen Society, Students Supporting Body Positivity

Nothing around us lasts forever, yet we have a longing to live, love and be loved eternally. Is there more to life than what is just obvious? We all go through the life struggling to make a living, absorbed in our day to day activities without pausing and reflecting the deeper purpose and meaning of our lives. But such inquiry transforms our life & lifestyle leading us to the fulfillment of the deep satisfaction we are hankering for. The yoga wisdom talks about how there is more to life than just the obvious & what meets the eye. This talk will focus on our responsibility to make our lives more meaningful by understanding the spiritual dimension of existence and the deeper purpose & fulfillment that comes from it.

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm – Kirtan Yoga accompanied with Musical Performance

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm – Talk on Make a Life, not just a Living

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm -  Free Vegetarian Dinner & Networking

RSVP: so that we can plan for the dinner accordingly. 

Speaker Bio

Chaitanya Charan Das is a monk, mentor, and spiritual author. He travels all over the world giving talks on spiritual subjects in various universities and corporations such as Princeton, Cambridge, Intel, and Microsoft. 

Seeing the prevalent problems of stress, depression, addiction,  he dedicated his life to the cause of sharing the spiritual wisdom of the Bhagavad-Gita. He is the author of the world’s only Bhagavad-Gita-daily feature, wherein he writes daily a 300-word inspirational reflection on a verse from the Bhagavad- Gita. Till now he has written over seventeen hundred Gita meditations that are posted on and are read through daily feeds by thousands from all over the world. He also answers questions by seekers on his site, where his over three thousand five hundred audio answers and several hundred articles are available.

He has authored several spiritual books and articles in leading newspapers such as Indian Express, Economic Times and Times of India Speaking Tree column. His writings in English have been translated into several foreign languages including German, Chinese and Romanian and several Indian languages including Kannada, Telgu, Bengali, Hindi, and Marathi.

Friday, April 5, 2019
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Havana Room, Graduate Community Center, 750 Escondido Road, Stanford, CA 94035 Map



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