Tribute to Kadamba Kanana Maharaj

Hare Krishna dear friends, Here is a beautiful tribute to Kadamba Kanana Maharaj by my dear friend Radhacaran Prabhu, who is now an initiating guru and preaching in China: A Great Vaisnava has left this world today*, with so much inspiration and enough to keep us focused on service to Srila Prabhupada. Maharaj was known […]

Appearance Day of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur

Dear Friends, February 10th is the holy Appearance Day of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur, the beloved guru of our beloved Srila Prabhupada. Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur was a lifelong celibate, first as a brahmacari, and then a sannyasi, a brilliant scholar and author, and known for his uncompromising devotion to speaking the truth, even among […]

Living in the Season: Fall

Here’s a deep and sensitive meditation on living in the season of Fall. Written by my sister, Susan, who is a five-element acupuncturist (, and her artist husband, George Mason ( “Can we struggle less with what is inevitable, and accept that there is a time to release and let ourselves fall, trusting, into the arms of […]

“This nothing is very much something”

~by Denise Mihalik —– Namaste Sound Friends! I’m excited to be finishing my first book­—and about learning to be a writer. It’s a completely different experience from all that I’ve already done. It’s immersive, vulnerable, fun and maddening. When my eyes, body and brain can take no more, I journey to the pond a few […]

Why Does There Have To Be Violence?

~by Rukmini Walker The line separating good and evil passes not through states, nor between classes, nor between political parties either, but right through every human heart. ~Alexander Solzhenitsyn Why does there have to be violence? Why do there have to be bullies on my child’s playground? Why do people cheat on their wives or […]

Beyond Duality

by Sudharma Devi Dasi —- My dear godsister, Sudharma Devi Dasi travelled for many years and shared Krsna consciousness through the Pacific Northwest, the Phillipines, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore helping to establish temples cultivating many in Krishna consciousness, holding home programs and sharing the books and teachings of Srila Prabhupada. She now lives in […]

On Ice

~A Musing by Rukmini Walker~ ——————————————————- Click below to hear the audio version of this musing. **To view a special video compilation of the musing, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the video image to watch! ——————————————————- Under the changing winter sky, ice and snow cover the ground today. Colder at […]

Welcoming the Cycles of Life

Below is a beautiful and inspiring reflection by Dhayana Masala to ring in the new year.  May it also be an inspiration for setting your own intentions.  All the best, Rukmini Walker I truly believe that what will ultimately satisfy us is a deeper connection to our Self (+ our Source). I can spend so much […]

November Feelings

~by Rukmini Podder  Happy November! My favorite month of the year (not just because I’m a Scorpio) but because of the “in between” space it represents for me. The holiday season comes and with it – excitement and exhaustion. The year is nearly over – but there’s still a little more surprise left for me. […]

This Little Light of Mine, This Little Life of Mine

**To listen to the audio version of this piece, please click on the “play” button below: ~by Rukmini Walker This year as we joyfully approach Diwali, the beautiful festival of lights that ushers in the New Year for Hindus and other friends, perhaps we can pause to reflect. In this world, every light has its […]