Pearls of Wisdom : Success is Built on Failure – Series of discourse by H.H. Srimajjagadguru Shankaracharya SriSri Raghaveshwara Bharathi Mahaswamiji

Sri Samsthana

Thomas Alva Edison, the great genius, failed two thousand times before he succeeded in making the filament of the electric bulb. His assistant grumbled that much money, time and effort were wasted on that work.


Edison responded-
“We have not wasted our time during these 2000 experiments through them we have learned that the bulb filament cannot be made in these ways. Let us give it one more try.”


Edison succeeds in preparing the filament in this final 2001st attempt.


In life often failure leads to success. Sometimes success may lead to failure. Life is a combination of success and failures. When we face failures, let us not lose confidence .
We must develop the determination to transform our failures into success and move forward.

Translated by : Dr. Sharada Jayagovind

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