“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 […]

One Who Completely Controls the Six Bad Qualities

In honor of Srila Prabhupada’s disappearance day on Sunday, November 7, 2021. ——– ~by Rukmini Walker ——- Srila Prabhupada as Vijita-Sad-Guna One Who Completely Controls the Six Bad Qualities Srila Prabhupada in his pastimes and dealings with every strata of person in the many cultures he visited, exhibited the most exemplary divine qualities. His life […]

A Night in the Museum

Here is a charming piece of creative writing by our dear friend and god-brother, Krsna Ksetra Swami. This style of writing is called, “ekphrasis”, in which a visual object or a piece of art is vividly described in words.   See what you think… You might like to try writing one yourself!   All the […]

Choice

~by Rukmini Walker To listen to an audio recording of this blog, please click here or on the play button in the image below. “The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of […]