East of Church Ave., Toronto
I’m getting back to doing plays
now that the post pandemic restart button has been pressed. I’m preparing a
production for Montreal and Toronto’s upcoming Chariot Fests; actually,
reviving a piece of the past that is called simply, “Demon.” The duration is 30
minutes and the theme is about the young saint, Prahlad, and his conflict with
The troupe I’m working with is
the Bhakti Academy Toronto (BAT) and we’re having a wonderful time. It’s great
to get back on the stage. Hard work is ahead of us. That’s understood by all
the members. On any bhakti projects, sincere team-work is required, which
is a mere reflection of the endeavours of Sri Chaitanya and His sankirtan
My day was largely to do with
catching up after my week’s stay in Winnipeg and, naturally, one of those
matters of catching up was doing some walking. Subhal, who manages to blow
minds with his exquisite cooking on Mondays, drove Chandan and I to his home at
Parliament and Gerrard. From there, we walked back to the ashram, a mere
four-kilometre stretch. Chandan will be going back to India, so this was my
only chance to walk with this young student.
He’s quite excited about his
conquering sixteen rounds on his meditation beads. Chanting on those beads with
this iconic number is quite the achievement and walking while chanting is a
task that some folks relish everyday.
May the Source be with you!