Damodarastakam Prayers

Kartik, also known as the month of Damodara, is a month for deepening one’s love for Krishna. This year Kartik begins on October 31, 2020.  It is considered by devotees of Krishna to be the holiest month of the year. During this month, devotees make extra vows, perform extra spiritual activities, and generally worship Krishna […]

Women of the Bhagavata

~presented by Rukmini Walker On August 28, 2020, Princeton University’s Hindu Life Program sponsored a wisdom talk with Rukmini Walker. Rukmini has been a student and teacher of the Bhagavata Purana for more than four decades. In this talk, she guides an exploration of the women’s voices that emerge from this important text. The Bhāgavata Purāna is considered a masterpiece of Indian […]

BBC Sunday Morning Live – Spirituality Equality and the Hare Krishna Movement

In this BBC interview, journalists look at faith groups tackling gender balance.  They explore how the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is becoming a more female facing tradition and embracing spiritual equality for all. To listen to this short BBC piece, please click on this link or the image below. All the best, Rukmini Walker www.patreon.com/RukminiWalker […]

Living in the Season: Summer

~by Susan Weiser Mason and George Mason Here in Damariscotta Mills the Summer is full on. Flowers are blooming profusely and veggies are exploding out of what once were neat rows. Life is abundant, and a bit over the top! Before Covid, this was the season when I used to walk to the swimming hole […]

Journeying Beyond the Festival

an interview with Rukmini devi dasi This year, ISKCON Toronto turned its biggest festival of the year in to a virtual one — Festival of India. Celebrations took place over twelve days.  Rukmini Walker gave the last spiritual seminar of the festival on the last day called, Journeying Beyond the Festival.  She shared reflections about the mood […]

Petals of Grace

by Debra Sue Lynn Lord, I come to You this night offering a humble prayer of gratitude… Creator of all the worlds! Cause of all causes! For Your glory, Lord, hear this heart’s song: You are my Rock, my Fortress. Guarded. Protected. Sheltered, but not hidden. You are the Changeless Now, the Absolute Truth. It […]

Women of Bhakti

~produced and directed by Jahnava Hausner   “Women of Bhakti is a tribute to the unsung heroines of Bhakti.” Producer Jahnava Hausner and award-winning filmmaker Hilary Tapper take viewers on an extraordinary journey into the lives of historical and modern devotees of bhakti yoga in this groundbreaking film. Women of Bhakti, shot in India and America, is […]

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/drive/folders/1xCQInV8gf-ugwoPosMmc5IFU3eGw6llY?usp=sharing