The depth and profoundness of the principle of pluralism is not new and in our current global affairs we are reminded that it has been an ongoing issue for thousands of years. Anekantavada is the Jain theory and practice of multiple perspectives, or relative pluralism and manifoldness. It is the foundation and clear, not easy,... Continue Reading →
As vegetarians and vegans we have been struggling to incorporate more tofu. We are picky, want delicious, non-fussy, finger-licking good food. And this adaptation of Sam Sifton's recipe is for keeps!
Even non-vegans can thoroughly enjoy this refreshing milkshake! Please let me introduce you to chikoo. It is super delicious and satisfying, takes no time to blend, and so much better than traditional milkshakes high in fat/cholesterol, sugar, and calories.
This recipe is mainly fresh fennel. There is no gluten or cream even though it is a creamy soup. Delicious hot or cold and less than five ingredients.
Full of mushroom flavor, creamy with no cream, gluten-free, and so comforting. It is fast food taking less than 20 minutes and less than 5 ingredients.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6Il-vBooKA&feature=youtu.be This meditation was done by Meena Modi through Zoom on April 26, 2020 as a part of a series of Yoga Nidras in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The sky of awareness provides relief from the stress and anxiety, becoming a refuge of peace. Over time, the awareness becomes deeper and more concentrated. It... Continue Reading →
Looking at a packet of farro one day, I thought of a new version of sabudana khitchdi (tapioca dish). And it worked--nutty, flavorful, light and nutritious. Quinoa makes it gluten-free. Whole meal in 30 minutes, portable.
What we feed the mind, affects the health of the mind. So it is important to boost ourselves up with people who make us feel good, who bring out the best in us, not drag us down. Indulge in activities are constructive and uplifting. Do things that make you happy, peaceful, content, in a healthy way.
"To love means to open ourselves to grief, sorrow, and disappointment as well as to joy, fulfillment, and thus an intensity of consciousness that before we did not know was possible." This quote from the American psychologist Rollo May spoke to many in this room.