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Conversion of the Carnivore: Becoming a Vegetarian (or Vegan) is More Than Just a Food Choice

One the most furious debates we can witness on social media is between the vegetarians and vegans versus the meat-eaters. Of all the issues facing the world currently, this conversation can drive such strife on both sides. Recently, I read a post from a friend on...

A Yogic or Sattvic Diet

To fully understand Swami Satchidananda’s teachings on the relationship between Yoga and diet, specifically, the psychological and spiritual benefits of a vegetarian/vegan diet, it’s important to know something about the three gunas, or the qualities of nature. The...

The Yoga Way: Food for Body, Mind & Spirit

Recently, Integral Yoga teacher Carole Kalyani Baral was interviewed on Unity Online Radio's "Main Street Vegan" program by its host Victoria Moran. In this excerpt from the show, Kalyani talks about her Integral Yoga journey, becoming a vegetarian (and, later,...

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Diet for Transcendence

Diet for Transcendence

In preparation for writing his book, Diet for Transcendence, Steven Rosen surveyed the world’s religions with the intention of proving that at their foundation—and as reflected in their scriptures—these faiths encouraged vegetarianism, nonviolence, love and compassion...

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Ahimsa: The First Step in Yogic Diet

Ahimsa: The First Step in Yogic Diet

“Who will be the happiest? The one who brings happiness to others.” –Swami Satchidananda How we behave toward others and our environment reveals—more than anything else—our inner state of mind and the current condition of our personalities. When we are self-confident...

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Spiritual Nutrition: Diet for Enlightenment

Spiritual Nutrition: Diet for Enlightenment

Gabriel Cousens is considered a physician of the soul. His books, Conscious Eating  and Spiritual Nutrition have been referred to as the “bible of vegetarians.” His background as a holistic physician, medical researcher, live-food nutritionist, ecological leader,...

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