Just One Spoon

~ by Ananda Vrindavan Devi Dasi Making his way towards the car with boxed lunch in hand I began to say goodbye but he stopped and said “Just going to get my metal spoon!” And I thought, just one spoon A simple act of consideration for Mother Earth And what can one spoon do, really? […]

The Holy Appearance Day of Srimati Radharani

Tuesday, August 25th is the holy Appearance Day of Srimati Radharani, the original feminine goddess and internal pleasure potency of Lord Sri Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Together They unite as the original divine feminine and masculine, and we unlimited jiva souls are expanded from Them. We can find joy in excavating our sacred […]

A Letter To Our Future Selves

This piece is being featured in “The Emergence of Women’s Voices in ISKCON” a written documentary of the voices of the first-generation pioneer women of ISKCON.  Thirty-three authors speak about their relationships with Srila Prabhupada, what women bring to Krishna consciousness, and the importance of women’s voices in ISKCON. My “Letter to our Future Selves” […]

How to Fight and Win the Relationship

~a talk with Rukmini and Anuttama Walker In this special session presented by Vaishnavi Ministry of North America, Rukmini Walker Devi and her husband Anuttama Das speak to us on the topic of how to fight and win the relationship. In any relationship sometimes things are smooth sailing and sometimes there can be friction. Sometimes a […]

“Reflections” with Brother David Steindl-Rast

Br. David Steindl-Rast’s celebrated his 94th birthday on Sunday, July 12th.  Please follow this link to view a special video called, “Reflections”, which features Br. David’s reflections on gratefulness, death, joy and many other themes. I hope you find this video and his reflections inspiring. All the best, Rukmini Walker

To my beloved family of devotees in Italy

 This is a letter sent by His Holiness Radhanath Swami to his dear friends, the devotees in Bologna, Italy and shared with the devotees all over Italy. His wisdom and concern are so poignant and instructive for us all right now… ~Rukmini Walker To my beloved family of devotees in Italy, Please accept my respectful […]

Karuna-Sindhu: Oceans of Compassion

At the heart of our own humanity is our ability to be sensitive to the feelings of others. When—upon seeing others suffering—we feel our own heart ache, and reach out to soothe their pain, we are living up to our highest human potential. This kindness, as I understand it, is compassion in action: the unsupportable […]