Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Class by HG Rukmini Devi @ IFAST DC

~presented by Rukmini Walker On June 19, 2021, Rukmini Devi dasi presented a special class on the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam to Institute For Applied Spiritual Technology Inc, (IFAST) in Washington, DC.   To listen to the recording fo this class, please click on the following link – https://www.facebook.com/bt.housedc/videos/4027672150686972 Rukmini  is a dynamic and powerful personality and senior disciple of Srila Prabhupada. She […]

The Birdsong of the Holy Name

~by Ananda Vrindavan devi ———————————- Let me listen to my rounds The quiet calling of Your name As I listen to the birds Called by the dawn To sing their songs of life   Let me listen with stillness To the birdsong of Your name It too signals the presence of The rising of the […]

Hare Krishna Africa w/Rukmini Walker – SB.1.8.31

On June 7, 2021, Hare Krishna Africa hosted Rukmini Walker for a special class on the Srimad  1.8.31.  To listen to the recording, please click on the following link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CifBixam8CQ ŚB 1.8.31 गोप्याददे त्वयि कृतागसि दाम तावद् या ते दशाश्रुकलिलाञ्जनसम्भ्रमाक्षम् । वक्त्रं निनीय भयभावनया स्थितस्य सा मां विमोहयति भीरपि यद्ब‍िभेति ॥ ३१ ॥ gopy ādade tvayi kṛtāgasi […]

Cicadas

**To listen to an audio recording of this blog, please click on the play button in the bar below. — ~by Rukmini Walker “For everything, there is a season and a time to every purpose under heaven.” – Ecclesiastes 3:1 — I live in suburban Washington, DC. Every seventeen years in this area, around this time, a […]

Gratitude

Say thank you, until you mean it. Thank God, life, and the universe for everyone and everything sent your way. Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a […]

Adventures in Service

~presented by Mondakini Devi Dasi On May 23, the Urban Devi Ladies Sanga, hosted by the Bhakti Center in NYC, featured Mondakini Devi Dasi presenting on Adventures in Service. In 1970, during the time of the Cold War, Srila Prabhupada, Mondakini’s spiritual teacher, instructed her to go to Moscow and share bhakti yoga. She did so, under the […]

Nrsimha Caturdasi

~by Rukmini Walker 5.25.2021 Today is the holy Appearance Day of the unprecedented, fearsome half-man, half-lion form of Lord Nrsimhadev. His appearance was frightening to every living being in the universe, including the great sages and demigods on higher planets. The only one person who was not afraid was the child saint, Prahlada Maharaj, for whom […]

Becoming Malleable in the Hands of Krishna

~presented by Rukmini Walker In this inspiring Srimad Bhagavatam class [9.6.27] given by Rukmini Devi (ACBSP) on Sunday, May 23rd at Bhakti Center, she leads us through how to become malleable in the hands of Krsna.

Banana Moon

~by Ananda Vrindavan devi Banana moon, you are beautiful too Though you don’t get much attention A arc of gold in the black sky Maybe it’s that all things look more beautiful When we’re up early and thinking of Krishna Sweet piece of moon, you keep hope alive With the message that you’ll not be […]

Be Good – and Shrewd

In honor of Ram Navami, the Appearance Day of Lord Ram, which is Wednesday. Here is a beautiful tribute to His beloved eternal consort, Sitadevi.  All the best, Rukmini Walker ~by Chaitanya Charana Dasa Ravana’s exploitation of Sita’s service attitude shows how, if we are naive, our virtues can be used against us. Few things cause […]