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 […]

HG Kalakantha Das – Unity in Diversity – The Need for Vaishnavi Diksha Gurus

In this interview, HG Kalakantha Dasa (disciple of Srila Prabhupada), one of the leaders of ISKCON, outlines the need for Vaisnavi Diksha Gurus in the West and why it is of vital importance to the diversification of Western ISKCON temples. Please support Vaishnavi Diksha Gurus by signing this petition launched by Kalakantha Prabhu: For […]

The Pearls of Instruction

~by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur” 1. We are put to test and trial in this world. Only those who attend the kirtana of the devotees can succeed. 2. Every spot on earth where discourses on God are held is a place of pilgrimage. 3. Possession of objects not related to Krsna is our main malady. […]

Building and Maintaining Relationships

In case you missed the last December Urban Devi, please click here or on the image below to listen.   Healthy relationships are an integral part of our devotional life in Krishna consciousness and a fundamental part of a balanced life in the world in general. Drawing from Rupa Goswami’s description of loving exchanges and other […]

A Thanksgiving Meditation

My Dear Friends, Here is a meditation for your Thanksgiving, inspired by the Rev. Peter Raible: We build on foundations we did not lay. We warm ourselves with fires we did not light. We sit in the shade of trees we did not plant. We drink from wells we did not dig. We profit from persons […]

Disappearance Day of Srila Prabhupada

On the 45th anniversary of the Disappearance Day of Srila Prabhupada, October 28, 2022, I pray that his followers and his mission will always honor his magnanimous mood, and the magnanimous mood of Lord Caitanya and Lord Nityananda, cooperating together and honoring unity in diversity. Rukmini Walker  

Happy Govardhan Puja!

Here is a special message about the beautiful festival of Govardhan Puja by Rukmini Walker (Rukmini devi dasi). Please click on this link or on the video image below.