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 […]

The Mystery of Forgetfulness

To listen to the audio recording by Rukmini, please click on the arrow in the audio bar below: —— ~by Rukmini Walker “Love is who you are. When you don’t live according to love, you are outside of being. You’re not being real. When you love, you are acting according to your deepest being, your […]

The Formation of our Spiritual Identity

~by Sacinandana Swami   How does one form an identity? Our social self is formed in contact with society – our friends, people with whom we interact, news which we hear, etc. Our spiritual self is formed in contact with the spiritual world, the society of Krsna devotees in the spiritual world, but also the association […]

Deep Listening

~by Rukmini Walker click here to listen to the audio version of this blog spoken by Rukmini In the Springtime, it seems as though all life has come alive again, after the long sleep of Winter. The birds are chirping, and the fragrance of the awakening earth is everywhere. “I am the original fragrance of […]

Becoming Spiritually Mature

In this short video, Rambhoru Devi Dasi shares with us about how spiritual maturity means becoming human. Her powerful message inspires us to reflect on the importance of sharing and accepting ourselves.  To watch the short video, please click on this link or on the video image below. Rambhoru Devi Dasi is a compassionate and profoundly deep […]

The Holy Appearance Day of Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu

~by Narahari Cakravarthi, Narottam Vilasa, 18th Century~   One day Krsna sat beside Radhika in the forest of Vrndavan. Taking one of her hands in His, He pleaded: “Please give me something special today.” Inwardly, Sri Radha’s heart melted at His request, but outwardly, she concealed her secret mind with a studied silence. Speaking not […]

The Scientist and the Saint

~by Jagattarini Devi Dasi They met one day in 1973. The scientist was interested in nature and the joy of discovery while the saint wanted to inform him that there was something far more important to discover. There was a young girl in the group who attended my talk last night on this topic. She […]

Feeling Freely

~by Pranada Comtois Yasoda looked at Krsna, who had the complexion of a delicate blue sapphire. All her senses became eyes to worship his exquisite form of abundant sweetness. She became stunned, ecstasy surged throughout her body, and affectionate tears streamed down her face.  On hearing of Krsna’s birth, Nanda jubilantly dashed from the cowshed […]

Appearance Day of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur

~by Rukmini Walker Wednesday, March 3rd is the holy Appearance Day of Srila Prabhupada’s beloved Guru Maharaj, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur Maharaj. He was the brilliant son of the eminent Srila Bhaktivinode Thakur, who pioneered Krsna Bhakti in the Western world by sending his book, The Life and Precepts of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu to scholars and […]

Last Night The Grim Reaper Came For Me

A dear friend of ours, named Karnamrita Das passed away several days ago. He had been struggling with terminal cancer for a long time. He was a kind devotee and a friend to so many. He had much to live for – a lovely, wise and devoted wife, son and daughter-in-law…. But then he had […]