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 […]

(Recording) Urban Devi- Devotional Literature: Practical Strategies

This month’s Urban Devi session was with Guru Carana Padma Dasi. She joined the bhakti movement in 1976 in Chicago where she was engaged in full-time outreach programs. She came to the UK in 1979 and was at the full-time ladies’ book distribution party in London and around the UK. After marrying Kripamoya Dasa in 1982 […]

Urban Devi Class: Listening to Learn

~presented by Vrindavan Vinodini Devi Dasi This August’s Urban Devi Class featured Vrindavan Vinodini Devi Dasi speaking on the topic “Listening to Learn”. Drawing from bhakti wisdom and secular knowledge and research, you will learn the simple and practical application of seven key principles to help you grow, improve and establish healthy loving relationships. Please click […]

Struck with Wonder and Gratitude!

I gave a class at New York’s Bhakti Center on gratitude and the aspects of wonder from the Srimad Bhagavatam – wisdom for  higher state of  mindfulness and for a grateful attitude. In the image below, the transition from lower to higher state is by staying engaged, curious and maintaining a sense of wonder. To listen […]

Ultimate Life Hacks from the Bhagavad Gita

In our April Urban Devi* Ladies Syama Sangita Devi Dasi takes us on a journey into Sri Krishna’s main teachings of this sacred book. Born and raised in NYC, Syama Sangita has performed stand-up comedy on hundreds of stages in Canada, U.D., U.K., and Hong Kong. Wanting to take her craft to new heights, she […]

Adventures in Russia w/Mondakini Devi Dasi

In our January Urban Devi* Ladies Sanga, Mondakini Devi Dasi talks about her amazing experiences as well as the experiences of heroic devotees who laid the foundation of the explosive growth of Krishna Consciousness in Russia.  Mondakini regularly travels to Russia, providing venues for devotees who suffered in Soviet prisons to share their profound stories with […]

Self Care as Soul Care

On August 15, the Urban Devi Ladies Sanga invited Dhanya Rico to be a special guest to talk about Self Care as Soul Care.   Dhanya spoke about the benefits of authentic self care, from the perspective of psychological and neurological research, as well as how to integrate our self-care practice in the service of cultivating […]

Impressions ~ Urban Devi Nature Retreat, Huguenot, New York

~by Rukmini Walker Last weekend we held an Urban Devi Nature Retreat in upstate New York. It was held at a thousand-acre retreat center on the bank of a lake. We gathered and sang kirtan by a bonfire at the lake each night, and we met inside by the fire in the lodge each morning. I led a workshop and […]