Lecture on the Caitanya Caritamrita at New Vraja Dhama, Hungary

~Presented by Rukmini Walker This is a recording of a temple lecture I gave at New Vraja Dhama in Hungary on Sunday, June 2, 2019. The class was given on a verse from Caitanya Caritamrita Madhya Lila (CC versus 62-63) on the topic of how when something is dear to Krishna it becomes more worshipable than Krishna […]

Yellow Rose

-by Ananda Vrindavan Devi Dasi ————— Today A single rose Peers out at me From the glass jar Reminding me of the day You were born so many years Before we even imagined this time When a rose would be offered back to us In gratitude for bringing you up in a world of Service […]

Beyond Border Control/Mind Control

-by Pranada Comtois The youth clad in hiking boots and jeans hoisted his back pack over his shoulder and hurried out in front of me. Swinging my head to the side to avoid the brusque movement of his pack, I slowed my step to give way to his determination. Perhaps he knew what to expect: […]

Gaura Purnima 2019

March 21st in the holy Appearance Day of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. In the Gaudiya Vaisnava tradition, He is considered to be a combined form of the divine feminine, Sri Radha, and the divine masculine, Sri Krsna. Here is a backstory of how that came to be: One day, Krsna sat beside Radhika in the forest […]

The Trees Want To Tell Their Story

I wanted to share with you a quick preview from “The Trees Want To Tell Their Story”, with Jagattarini Dasi, Artistic Director at The Sacred India Gallery.   Jagattarini is busy in Vrindavan gathering material for this upcoming project. In this video Jagattarini Dasi shares with us the mysterious pilu trees at a very special place known as […]

The Seen and the Unseen: The Young and the Elderly

Oct. 17th, 2018  South Florida is an interesting place. Like all places, I suppose, each has it’s own mood, it’s own ambience. Last weekend I led a workshop in a vibrant youthful yoga community in Del Ray Beach. These last few days, I’ve been spending with my 91 year-old mother, Edith, in Boca Raton. I […]

Removing Our Masks

A dear friend of mine, who works for the US Agency for International Development (USAID), is currently residing in Prishtina, Kosovo, and she invited me to join her. So, here I am writing you from lovely Kosovo, which is in the Balkan region, in what was once the Socialist state of Yugoslavia. Formerly, Yugoslavia consisted […]