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” […]

How to Fight and Win the Relationship

~a talk with Rukmini and Anuttama Walker In this special session presented by Vaishnavi Ministry of North America, Rukmini Walker Devi and her husband Anuttama Das speak to us on the topic of how to fight and win the relationship. In any relationship sometimes things are smooth sailing and sometimes there can be friction. Sometimes a […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

What is Love?

~Presented  by Rukmini Walker This is a part of a series of lectures I gave on the six values of the Bhagavad Gita according to a Bhakti perspective at the  Sivananda Yoga Ashram in the Bahamas this November.  In the talk we explore the context of the Bhagavad Gita and Krishna as the source and foundation of everything. […]

What is Humility?

~Presented  by Rukmini Walker This is a part of a series of lectures I gave on the six values of the Bhagavad Gita from the Bhakti perspective at the  Sivananda Yoga Ashram in the Bahamas this November.  In the talk we explore the context of the Bhagavad Gita and Krishna as the source and foundation of everything. […]

Happy Black-eyed Susans and Unconditional Love

By Pranada Comtois I treasure Black-eyed Susan’s cheerful orange-yellow glow. They have a fire for life but not without graceful countenance. Spritely, joyful Susan’s deserve larger vases. When I must discard my yellow bundles of love, I put them in the dirt on both sides in the front of the house. They seed themselves. They […]

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 […]