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Articles tagged as Success

  • Let Failures Not Frighten Us
  • The Life of Devotional Dynamism

    When we persevere, we progress both materially and spiritually. Materially, we do greater justice to our God-given talents and make tangible contributions in this world. And spiritually, we rise in our consciousness and come closer to Krishna and the unending happiness thereof.

  • Redefining Success by Devamrita Swami

    Devamrita Swami is an educator, writer, and guide. New York born, Yale graduate and a monk in the now global tradition of Krishna spirituality, he has traveled every continent for 40 years, presenting non-material solutions for personal societal redevelopment.

  • Celebrating Another's Success: An Antidote To Envy

    I realized that envy is the most unfortunate aspect of human nature. Not only is the envious person rendered unhappy by his or her envy, but they also wish to inflict misfortune on others.

  • What Hinduism Says About Success

    The success of the first half of life is only understood when the second half of life sets in - usually not by our own doing. According to Hinduism, we "fall" into the second half of life.

  • What Hinduism Says About Success

    True success, according to Hinduism, is not in the achievements of the first half of life, but in the unraveling of a deeper mystery of our authentic identity and relationship with this transient world.

  • Failed Success
    They say failures are stepping stones to success. Lately, however, I’ve been thinking how success can be a slipping stone to failure! Swami Prabhupada once commented how he faced two great tests in his life. At one point he was stripped of everything, left penniless, with no fixed abode. Later in life, however, he achieved unimaginable recognition as a powerful spiritual leader.
  • New Podcast Highlights Devotional Success Stories

    A new podcast has been started named Successful Vaisnavas which aims at inspiring devotees by emphasizing the positive achievements in the Krishna conscious society.

  • Work In Progress
    Winston Churchill once made an interesting statement. “Success” he said, “is the ability to go from failure to failure without any loss of enthusiasm.” Success may not lie in being perfect, but in determinedly endeavoring to move closer towards perfection.
  • Sandra, Phoebe, and the Quest for Success
    Does the juxtaposition of Bullock's Oscar success and nearly-simultaneous marriage failure tell us something about the way we measure success?