Krsna Janmastami

The Appearance Day of Lord Sri Krsna is called Krsna Janmastami and will be celebrated Tuesday, August 11th. Lord Krsna is called the Supreme Personality of Godhead although He contains within Himself both personal and impersonal aspects. As Brahman, He is the undifferentiated oneness that exists everywhere; as Paramatma, He is the Supersoul within each of […]

A Letter To Our Future Selves

This piece is being featured in “The Emergence of Women’s Voices in ISKCON” a written documentary of the voices of the first-generation pioneer women of ISKCON.  Thirty-three authors speak about their relationships with Srila Prabhupada, what women bring to Krishna consciousness, and the importance of women’s voices in ISKCON. My “Letter to our Future Selves” […]

“Reflections” with Brother David Steindl-Rast

Br. David Steindl-Rast’s celebrated his 94th birthday on Sunday, July 12th.  Please follow this link to view a special video called, “Reflections”, which features Br. David’s reflections on gratefulness, death, joy and many other themes. I hope you find this video and his reflections inspiring. All the best, Rukmini Walker

It’s So Simple, You Could Miss It

~by Rukmini Walker  —– To listen to the audio version of the blog, please click here: It’s morning. I’m listening to a recording of a talk given in London by my guru, Srila Prabhupada. He often likes to cite parallels from ordinary life experiences, but today, I was struck hearing this one in particular. He […]

Human Rights and UN SDG

In honor of International Woman’s Day, here is a video that was written and created by a young woman named Sana Mittar. She lives in Delhi, India, where her loving family so kindly hosted me last February. This past year, Sana was the valedictorian of her high school graduating class at the Springdales School, in New Delhi. […]

Paradoxes of the Path, Lessons from Loss

~presented by Rukmini Walker This past Sunday, I presented a special class to the ISKCON New Jersey ISKCON Temple called “Paradoxes of the Path, Lessons from Loss”.  To listen to a recording of the class, please click here https://www.youtube.com/user/mnb125 or on the image below.

Lecture: “The Masks We Wear, and the Shelters We Seek”

Last Sunday, I presented a class called “The Masks We Wear, and the Shelters We Seek (some may be helpful, and some may not)”, at the ISKCON of DC, Potomac Temple.  A recording of the lecture is available on SoundCloud.  I hope you enjoy it.  ~All the best, Rukmini Walker ——————- -To listen, please click on the link […]

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 […]

Lecture: The Lord’s Descent in this World

Please find below a lecture I recently gave on The Lord’s descent in this world, drawing from the Srimad Bhagavatam (SB 2.7.11).  This lecture was given at the ISKCON Punjabi Bagh Temple in New Delhi, India on February 6, 2020. Please click here to listen to the lecture All the best, Rukmini Walker  

A Letter to a Young Woman Devotee

This is my reply to a young woman who is new to the path of Bhakti. She has been regularly attending temple programs in one city in the US. Sometimes she is discouraged hearing a sectarian or misogynist slant coming from the speaker during the morning class. With her name omitted, I thought to share […]