Posts Tagged ‘success’

Secrets of Success – and Failure – in Devotional Service

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

with HH Giriraj Swami


tṛṇād api su-nīcena
taror iva sahiṣṇunā
amāninā māna-dena
kīrtanīyaḥ sadā hariḥ

“One who thinks himself lower than grass, who is more tolerant than a tree, and who does not expect personal honor but is always prepared to give respect to others can very easily always chant the holy name of the Lord.” (Siksastakam 3)

Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura, the spiritual master of our Srila Prabhuada, said to his disciples in his last days on the planet that one’s advancement in devotional life is measured by how closely and strictly we imbibe the principles of this verse in our lives.

In spiritual life, there are a few key secrets, such as this one, which if adhered to can propel us forward. There is no limit to the advancement we can make in Krishna consciousness. But ultimately the rate of advancement in spiritual life depends on the attitude of the follower, as Srila Prabhupada explains in the Preface to the Nectar of Instruction. Thus we have to continuously improve ourselves, looking to imbibe the ingredients for success in our endeavours.

Relatedly, it is important to be aware of potential pitfalls in spiritual life, so that one may take necessary steps to avoid them.

Please come and hear from Maharaj as he shares with us some of the deepest insights and realisations after over 40 years of dedicated practice.

Course Date: Saturday 14th March 2015
Time: 10am – 2pm
Venue: Bhaktivedanta Manor
Course Fee: £10

You can sign up to this course by following the Paypal link below, or at the Manor reception. You will then receive e-mail confirmation of your place on the course.

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There are only a few places remaining, so please sign-up now in order to avoid disappointment.

For more information on this course, please email or call 07539 314457.

The Marriage Course

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Preparing for your marriage, Maintaining your marriage, Defending your marriage

In this one-day, three-part seminar, Kripamoya Das shares some tried and tested strategies for making your marriage sustainable, successful and spiritual.

Married for 30 years with three children, Kripamoya Das brings together some ancient and modern wisdom in this lively seminar.

For those considering marriage – and those already married!

Course Date: TBC
Time: 10.30am – 2.30pm
Venue: Prasadam Hall, Bhaktivedanta Manor
Course Fee: £15 per person

For more information, please email

You can sign up to this course by paying using Paypal (see link below), or at the Manor reception.

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