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 […]

Our Loyal and Fallible Soldiers

~by Rukmini Walker- To listen to Rukmini narrate this post in an audio format, please click on the “play” button below: —— There’s a story about a loyal Japanese soldier who was still posted, poised and ready to attack any intruder on a remote island in the Philippines, some thirty years after the end of […]

Cycling in Balance

~by Rukmini Walker 1.19.2021 My friends Anita and Robert live and work in Washington, DC. Most days they’re out cycling around the national monuments on their bikes, or to and from work. No cycling in the next few days though, since 25,000 National Guard troops are in DC now to secure the US Capitol for […]

Commitment Leads Us To Freedom

~by Rukmini Walker To listen to an audio version of this blog read by Rukmini, please click on the audio link below: “The need of the spirit soul is that he wants to get out of the limited sphere of material bondage and fulfill the desire for complete freedom. He wants to get out of […]

Creating Sacred Space as We Shelter in Place

presented by Rukmini Walker —- Last Sunday, Rukmini gave a special presentation to the ISKCON Toronto community on Creating Sacred Space as We Shelter in Place.  To watch this timely and inspiring talk, please click on this link or the video image below.

The Greatest Gift

by Rukmini Walker “The greatest gift we can give is thanksgiving. In giving gifts, we give what we can spare, but in giving thanks we give ourselves.” – Brother David Steindl-Rast I’ve been feeling a bit disgruntled the last few days, thinking about the upcoming annual American Thanksgiving Day. My idea of thanksgiving is to invite […]

O Prabhupada, Brilliant Moon

Forty-three years ago on November 14th, 1977, our beloved Guru Maharaj, Srila Prabhupada departed this world from Sri Vrndavana Dham, ending his pastimes here in this world, and returning to the Vrndavan of the spiritual world. According to the lunar calendar, we are honoring that day today, Wednesday, November, 18th. Here is a video remembrance […]

Prabhupada Memoirs with Rukmini Devi Dasi

~an interview with Rukmini Walker Jagannatha Kirtanananda Das in a conversation with Rukmini Devi Dasi explores the beginning of her spiritual life at the age of 16 and the pastimes with her spiritual father Srila Prabhupada. To listen to this special interview, please click on this link or on the image below.

Glories of the Holy Name

~presentation by Rukmini Walker     This past Sunday, September 20th, Rukmini presented at the Holy Names Festival 2020 on the Glories of the Holy Name in Srimad Bhagavatam and Vedic Literatures.  The purpose of World Holy Name Festival is to celebrate the Holy Names and share this treasure globally.   To listen to a recording of Rukmini’s […]