The Fourth Estate

By Sesa Das for ISKCON News on 22 Jul 2010The recent news that Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar took her Oath of Office by swearing on Srila Prabhupada’s Bhagavad-gita As It Is has reawakened long dormant questions in my mind. When I first joined ISKCON I was attracted by the devotees’ political activity in the […]

Seeing The Spiritual Nature

By Krishna Dharma for on 15 Jul 2010Once Srila Prabhupada was in discussion with a scientist who was averring that nature was the cause of all phenomena. “Why do you propose a God?” he asked.
Prabhupada replied, “But when you say nature you must also say whose nature. It cannot exist independently.” It is an […]

Broccoli and Sundried Tomato Frittata

A fritatta is an open-faced baked omelet. This is my fave breakfast recipe of all time. I make this at least three times a month. This will make enough to feed two hungry people as a main dish or as a side dish for four. Also is great as a breakfast for dinner. The original […]

Scrambled Tofu

A basic recipe for scrambled tofu. Feel free to add any finely chopped veggies that you need to use up. The most important thing is that you get the texture of the tofu right, you want it to be chunky. As you ccok the tofu it will crumble more, so just break it into big […]

Sauteed Cauliflower and Green Peas

Ingrediants 4 tbs ghee or vegetable oil1/2 tsp scraped, finely minced, or shredded ginger root1 3/4 tsp cumin seeds8-10 curry leaves or 1 bay leaf1 large cauliflower, trimmed, cored, and cut into floweretes1/2 tsp tumeric1/4 tsp paprika or cayanne pepper3 tbs chopped fresh coriander, parsley, or chervil1 cup fresh peas or frozen baby peas defrosted2-4 […]

Spicy Cauliflower with Braised Tomato

Smowy cauliflower and ripe tomatoes marry their colors and flavors over gentle heat until the cauliflower is butter soft and the tomatoes are reduced to a seasoned glaze. The only liquid is the juice from the tomatoes, so the dish must be braised slowly. The result is a dry textured, succulant everyday dish that can […]

Simple Mung Dal Soup

This smooth, liquid mung dal soup is  seasoned with a simple chaunk. It’s very easy to prepare and easy to digest, and it’s light consistancy makes it appealing in any season. Serve it accompanied by a wheat bread or a vegetable. To complete the meal, serve with yogurt or a green salad. Ingrediants 2/3 cup […]

The Vegan Threat to Bovine Welfare

BY: MAYESVARA DASA (ACBSP)Jul 13, 2010 — OJAI, CALIFORNIAWhen all the “Studies” are objectively considered, the so called “Scientific Research” used to buttress up the Vegan agenda is very limited, controversial, inconclusive, speculative and zealously misleading. For every questionable esoteric study Vegan use to attract new converts, there is a mountain of research that confirms […]

UN urges global move to meat and dairy-free diet

Lesser consumption of animal products is necessary to save the world from the worst impacts of climate change, UN report says. A global shift towards a vegan diet is vital to save the world from hunger, fuel poverty and the worst impacts of climate change, a UN report said today. As the global population surges […]

Spicy Citrus Dip

Ingredients:1 cup orange marmalade1/4 cup rice vinegar1/4t teaspoon cinnamon powder1/4 teaspoon cumin powderHot Pepper Flakes Ingredients:1 cup orange marmalade1/4 cup rice vinegar1/4t teaspoon cinnamon powder1/4 teaspoon cumin powderHot Pepper Flakes Preparation:Combine marmalade, rice vinegar, cinnamon powder, and cumin poweder. Stir well. Add hot pepper flakes and salt to taste. Dip and enjoy.