The Benefits of a Yogic Lifestyle

The idea of Cosmic Consciousness is spoken of in both scriptures and in scientific journals. If we only quote the scriptures some may not accept this idea of a universal, all-pervading Consciousness. If we quote a scientist, all are ready to accept it! Modern science...

The Real Enjoyment

Spirituality means feeling the Spirit, knowing the real you. If you want to feel the Spirit, you have to put your focus there, more than on the body and senses. The foods we eat won’t help us to experience our essential nature. Thinking often about what to eat, where...

A Vegan-loving Vice-Prez and a Vegan Hospital

Big news for the vegan community and the world! At Tacotarian restaurant last week, Vice-president Kamala Harris revealed she’s been “dabbling in veganism…. I love cheeseburgers from time to time, I just do. But [we must also consider] what we do in...

Yoga Goes Vegan: Virtual Retreat March 20

March 20 has been “Meatout Day” since 1976, and the Integral Yoga Institute of New York will mark its 45th anniversary by declaring March 20, 2021, the day that Yoga Goes Vegan. Ahimsa, dynamic harmlessness, is a vital part of the Yoga tradition and Integral Yoga has...

Ornish Diet Ranked #1

U.S. News & World Report recently ranked 39 diets based on input from a panel of health experts and declared The Ornish Diet #1 in healthy heart diets and #9 for best diet overall! The Ornish Diet was created in 1977 by Dr. Dean Ornish who noted: “Swami...

Compassion Toward All: Moving Toward a Plant Based Diet

For most of human history it’s been “normal” to eat non-human animals. This is now changing. We are awakening to the massive suffering of the billions of animals killed each day for food, the horrors of the animal-food industry, and the impact it has on climate change...