Mother Earth…Start Caring

My friend Vivienne who is in Spain is expressing here the pain she’s feeling for Mother Earth right now…  All the best, Rukmini Walker ~by Vivienne The earth whispered but you did not hear. The earth spoke but you did not listen The earth screamed but you turned her off. And so I was born… […]

“Fear and Faith”

~presented by Rukmini Walker~ Last Saturday, I presented at a virtual satsang on Fear and Faith with devotees in India. Please click below to listen to the recording. https://drive.google.com/file/d/183rojKFTs5X_Tw9-KGnFU4DTcNK7OAAV/view?usp=sharing

To my beloved family of devotees in Italy

 This is a letter sent by His Holiness Radhanath Swami to his dear friends, the devotees in Bologna, Italy and shared with the devotees all over Italy. His wisdom and concern are so poignant and instructive for us all right now… ~Rukmini Walker To my beloved family of devotees in Italy, Please accept my respectful […]

Happy Ram Navami!

Happy Ram Navami! Today is the Holy Appearance Day of Lord Ram.   Here is a recording of my dear friend Suruchi in Delhi singing a beautiful bhajan about Lord Ram.   ~All the best, Rukmini Walker

The Quest for Wholeness

In honor of the appearance day of Bhakti Tirtha Swami which was several weeks ago, here is a message from him about honoring relationships.  All the best, Rukmini Walker ~ From the book, Spiritual Warrior 2, by Bhakti Tirtha Swami ~ “Two whole personalities who come together have the opportunity to develop a strong relationship. They are […]

Dedication of the Self

~presented by Rukmini Walker Last Saturday, I led a women’s Vaishnavi Sangha in Washington, DC, which was themed – “Dedication of the Self”.   To listen, please click on the “play button” below and hear the teachings shared that help remind us that we need to turn to the Lord. To remember that we are eternal souls […]

Shh Be Still

~by Denise Mihalik It was the day of my senior undergraduate voice recital.  I was both terrified and excited, as I wasn’t used to performing in public as a soloist.   When I stepped onto the stage, I looked out and saw an audience full of friends and family.  Full. My heart beat strongly as my […]

Prayer for a Pandemic

This is a beautiful meditation for the time we’re in right now. We have to remember that this is happening for us and not to us. It’s written by an anonymous author. ~ Be safe, be well, be blessed, Rukmini Walker. ~Author Unknown May we who are merely inconvenienced Remember those whose lives are at […]

“Social Distancing” What to distance from, and what to hold close?

~by Rukmini Walker I returned from India over a week ago after traveling there for the last few months. While I was there, I  attended retreats, conferences, weddings,  meetings, and gatherings of many people in the densely populated subcontinent. Sometimes in a temple there would be a thousand or more worshippers attending an aarti* ceremony. Our […]

Emergence Magazine

“Thrown all together, in one unrelenting present, we are made to recognize in one another what we deny most vehemently about ourselves: In the end, it’s our vulnerability that connects us.” —Jon Mooallem ——————————- As we wake up each morning amidst an unfolding global pandemic crisis—one that is bringing rapid and unexpected change into our […]