The challenges we face today press us to search for truth as never before.  You are invited to this free two-day seminar with talks & workshops to inspire your quest for inner truth. Drop in for any or all sessions. Together we’ll explore how to keep a balanced perspective in all situations.

 This seminar is free for all who are new to Eckankar.

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How to Survive Spiritually in Our Times

Saturday, September 30 & Sunday, October 1
Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center
60 Lake Street, Burlington
9/30   10:00 -11:30 am   1:00 – 4:30 pm    6:45 – 9:15 pm
10/1   9:00 -11:45 am
Guest Speaker: Mary Carroll Moore

Members of all faiths, traditions and walks of life will find common ground at this event. You can try spiritual exercises to open up your dreams, past lives and inner guidance, to help you thrive spiritually in a changing world. Talk and workshop topics include:

  • The Art of Being Spiritually Present
  • The Power of Chanting HU
  • Tending the Stillness – Learning to Live in a Noisy World
  • Innovate While You Contemplate – From Creativity to Manifestation
  • Sleep on It: Problem Solving in the Dream State

To see the full seminar program, click here.

“The secret of a balanced life is to live each moment in the right spiritual frame of mind.”
—Harold Klemp, The Language of Soul, p.13​

Mary Carroll Moore small photoMary Carroll Moore, our guest speaker,  serves as an ECK Cleric, ECK Initiator, and ECK Spiritual Aide.  She was on the staff of the Eckankar Spiritual Center for eighteen years, working with the editorial team under Sri Harold’s direction and serving as editor for the Eckankar Journal.  She lives in New England with her family and loves their 1765 farmhouse and its huge organic garden.  She works as a creative writing instructor at schools around the US. and is the author of many published books, including two published by Eckankar.  She has given workshops and talks around the world about how the Eckankar teachings can help bring spiritual enlivenment to seekers from any faith.


Picture2Free parking can be found in the Merrill Lynch parking lot behind the Main Street Landing building.  Going North on Lake Street, pass the Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center building and turn right into the first driveway.  The Merrill Lynch parking lot is in the back on the right.

There are two paid parking lots near the Echo Center, and there is ample on-street metered parking on Lake Street.  There is a city parking lot under the Hilton Hotel, across Battery Street from Main Street Landing.  Entrance to this lot is on Battery Street.

Hotel Accommodations

For those traveling from afar, we are happy to be welcoming you to Vermont for our seminar during the peak of Vermont’s lovely fall foliage season. The Quality Inn Colchester ( just an 8 to 10 minute drive from the seminar site) is offering a special discounted room rate of $141.75 (single and double) for our seminar attendees. This includes a complimentary hot and cold breakfast.

To reserve a room, please contact the hotel at  or 802-655-1400 by August 29th. You must mention ECKANKAR to receive this special rate. Be sure to make your reservations by the hotel’s registration deadline of August 29th in order to guarantee the special room rate. After those deadlines, the hotel rates in the Burlington area average $189 to $250 during this peak foliage season.

The Quality Inn Colchester website is The hotel is located at 84 South Park Drive, Colchester, VT 05446.

Seminar Registration

This seminar is free to all those new to Eckankar or non-members. You are welcome to just stop in for any or all sessions.

To preregister,  you can download this printable seminar registration form and mail it to the address on the form.

You can also preregister through Paypal here.