Like Snow

~by Ananda Vrindavan devi dasi ————————————– Let our mantras Land like light snow Upon the ground of our being So that all else is silent and covered Except the soft sound of the Krishna’s name And our awakening sense of love and service Let our thoughts All fall in one direction Like the steady fall […]

Christmas in the Ashram

When we had our three stores in the Metro DC area, we used to always play this cheeky multi-culti song during the Christmas season. Always good to not take our sectarian divisions too seriously… Let’s all rejoice together! Click here or on the image below to listen!  —– A very Merry Christmas to you all! All […]

One Who Completely Controls the Six Bad Qualities

In honor of Srila Prabhupada’s disappearance day on Sunday, November 7, 2021. ——– ~by Rukmini Walker ——- Srila Prabhupada as Vijita-Sad-Guna One Who Completely Controls the Six Bad Qualities Srila Prabhupada in his pastimes and dealings with every strata of person in the many cultures he visited, exhibited the most exemplary divine qualities. His life […]

Happy Krsna Janmastami!

Adharam Madhuram Vadanam: (1) adharam madhuram vadanam madhuram nayanam madhuram hasitam madhuram hrdayam madhuram gamanam madhuram madhuradi-pater akhilam madhuram (2) vacanam madhuram caritam madhuram vasanam madhuram valitam madhuram calitam madhuram bhramitam madhuram madhuradi-pater akhilam madhuram (3) venur madhuro renur madhurah panir-madhurah padau madhurau nrtyam madhuram sakhyam madhuram madhuradi-pater akhilam madhuram (4) gitam madhuram pitam madhuram […]

Seva Means to Establish a Relationship

~from a lecture by Sacinandana Swami, on August 15, 2020, in Goloka-dhama, Germany~ When you give your time, body and mind to Krsna it’s not that you are doing Krsna a favor, “I’m doing something for Your benefit.” No! He doesn’t need anything. He has everything. It is about you actually correcting your forgetfulness and […]

Hare Krishna Africa w/Rukmini Walker – SB.1.8.31

On June 7, 2021, Hare Krishna Africa hosted Rukmini Walker for a special class on the Srimad  1.8.31.  To listen to the recording, please click on the following link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CifBixam8CQ ŚB 1.8.31 गोप्याददे त्वयि कृतागसि दाम तावद् या ते दशाश्रुकलिलाञ्जनसम्भ्रमाक्षम् । वक्त्रं निनीय भयभावनया स्थितस्य सा मां विमोहयति भीरपि यद्ब‍िभेति ॥ ३१ ॥ gopy ādade tvayi kṛtāgasi […]

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 […]