Devotional Mysticism and Plant Teachers: Light Holders Through Winter

~presented by Rukmini Walker & Ashley Elenbaas Winter is the darkest season of the year. While darkness is often seen as burdensome, it is rich with gifts necessary for those on a spiritual path. In this video, herbalist Ashley Elenbaas and director of UrbanDevi, Rukmini Walker, take a deep dive into the dark and fertile […]

Devotional Mysticism and Plants – Part 2 – The Rose

This week we have the second episode of Devotional Mysticism and Plant Teachers. In this series, Rukmini Walker, and Ashley Elenbaas explore plants’ rich history, their connection to ancient and modern mystic traditions, their inclusion in myths, sacred texts, and their use as spiritual aides in ceremony and in healing. They hope to inspire their […]

Struck with Wonder and Gratitude!

I gave a class at New York’s Bhakti Center on gratitude and the aspects of wonder from the Srimad Bhagavatam – wisdom for  higher state of  mindfulness and for a grateful attitude. In the image below, the transition from lower to higher state is by staying engaged, curious and maintaining a sense of wonder. To listen […]

Ultimate Life Hacks from the Bhagavad Gita

In our April Urban Devi* Ladies Syama Sangita Devi Dasi takes us on a journey into Sri Krishna’s main teachings of this sacred book. Born and raised in NYC, Syama Sangita has performed stand-up comedy on hundreds of stages in Canada, U.D., U.K., and Hong Kong. Wanting to take her craft to new heights, she […]

The Heart of the Sacred Feminine – The Dance of Intimacy (Session 3)

Ashley Liteckly Elenbaas of Sky House Herbs has invited me to share a series of talks with her exploring the Divine Feminine, Srimati Radharani. So far, we’ve had three discussions, and we’re planning to continue them every couple of weeks. I hope you find these conversations as engaging as I do!  To listen in, please […]

The Role of the Feminine in Bhakti Yoga (Session 2)

In this interview, Rukmini Walker & Ashley Litecky Elenbaas explore the role of the feminine in Bhakti Yoga.  To watch, please click on the video image below. — About Ashley Elenbaas Ashley is the proprietor of sky house herb school and apothecary. She  teaches people about plants, lead wellness workshops and retreats, and spend copious amounts of time […]

The Launch of Bhakti Shakti!

On January 17, 2022, my Dear God Sister, Pranada Comtois will launch a new book called Bhakti Shakti about the sacred feminine Sri Radha live on Facebook/PranadaComtois.  To hear more about this exciting new book, please click on this link to listen to an interview we just did together. All the best, Rukmini Walker   […]

Manjuali Devi Dasi ~ A Life Shared on the Bhakti Path

On February 28, the monthly Urban Devi sanga featured Manjuali Devi Dasi sharing her personal reflections, daily actions, and the gifts of fellowship of the bhakti path.  She revealed how contemplative prayer, daily practice, and an enthusiasm to meet life’s daily challenges with awareness, support our quest for self-realization and a loving relationship with the Divine. She shares her insights […]