Journeying Beyond the Festival

an interview with Rukmini devi dasi This year, ISKCON Toronto turned its biggest festival of the year in to a virtual one — Festival of India. Celebrations took place over twelve days.  Rukmini Walker gave the last spiritual seminar of the festival on the last day called, Journeying Beyond the Festival.  She shared reflections about the mood […]

The Eye of the Needle

About a month ago, I posted a blog called The Thread of Life, about a chain of islands off the coast of Maine. I’d been in Maine visiting my sister, Susan and her family there. Susan’s husband, my brother-in-law, George has the intuitions of a native about the coast of Maine, having spent his childhoods […]

Ode to the Holy Name

by Jahnavi Harrison Whisper it beneath the summer oaks while swallows dive above Shout it in your morning shower, share it with the ones you love. Sing it loud, groups of ten, three or seventy-five, brand it on your beating chest and keep your heart alive. In the garden, on the bus, before exams and […]