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 […]

Wealth or Poverty?

~by Rukmini Walker **To watch or listen to the video recording of this reading, please click on this link: or on the image below.** ——— When we think of wealth and poverty so much seems to hinge on whether we live in a mentality of scarcity; or a consciousness of abundance, that there is enough […]

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 […]

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 […]