Category Archives: Food for Life Global

Articles related to my charity, Food for Life Global

Jayapataka Swami talks about the beginning of Food for Life

Jayapataka Swami was one of my early inspirations in my service to Food for Life. I wrote him many times through letters and later emails for guidance in the 80s and 90s as a monk, and whenever he saw me he told me, “Please tell me how I can help you.” He loved that I…

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Nelson Mandela — The passing of a great friend and hero to the world

Nelson Mandela (1918 – 2013) was a great supporter and believer in what Food for Life stood for. He made the above statement at a gathering of 40,000 school children who were invited by Food for Life to a public picnic in Durban. Mr. Mandela was the honourable guest. He later told his colleagues that…

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Food for Life Director featured in AUSTRALIAN YOGA LIFE

First printed Australian Yoga Life and put the www.ayl.com.au Nourishing the soul Sitting on a beach in Sri Lanka at the beginning of his world tour earlier this year, Food For Life (FFL) Global director Paul Rodney Turner was quietly reflecting on his life journey. “I pondered why I find myself travelling so much?” he…

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The inside story of Food for Life

Sunday Talk at the Radha Gopinath Temple in Chowpatti, Mumbai, India. On June 16, 2013 I was asked to give the Sunday lecture to the congregation at the famous Radha Gopinatha temple in Mumbai, India. My talk was an introduction to food yoga, a solution to world hunger and a general overview of Food for…

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Travel Diary of a Food Yogi – March 11 – 20

March 11 Monday Trincomalee, Sri Lanka The resort is really peaceful and pleasant. Slept long and peaceful. Rose at 5.30am to greet the sun on the beach. I did my morning warrior yoga routine and dipped in the warm Atlantic pacific ocean. The water is like a warm bath. Just lovely to swim in.  While…

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Travel Diary of a Food Yogi – March 5 – 10, 2013

March 5  Leaving Gold Coast today at 1pm. I am finally starting my world tour. We had to pass through Melbourne before flying to Perth.  I arrived on time and the director of PAWS, David Reynolds was there on time to collect me. I settled into the Baywater garden house and was very comfortable. The…

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The Song of the Food Yogi (POEM)

As the soft blue water folds beneath my feet, I contemplate my good fortune and beg not to repeat, The failures of the past in a journey so long, There’s just too much to tell in this very short song. Holding my hands high, I reach for the sky, personal liberation — I will not…

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Three Modes of Eating

Even food comes in three, don’t you see? There’s a rule that determines quality. Modes of nature—controlling human life, if we don’t learn the science we’re in strife. Pure life, strength, health, and happiness, belong to those in the mode of goodness. Juicy, wholesome, and pleasing to their hearts— enlightened eating, sets them far apart……

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Prayer to Prabhupada

Prabhupada, we are your servants— Food for Life family. Meditation, inspiration— You are everything to me. Prabhupada we’re here to serve you— Your mission is so bold. Save humanity from insanity— No discretion you had told. Prabhupada, you told us clearly— “feed them all your might, “I will pay for, don’t you worry— everything will…

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Food for Life Theme Song

We are Food for Life, we are Food for Life— there is hope in sight, you shall be satisfied. Here is Food for Life, here is Food for Life— please come to our side, we will feed you. A holy man once said: “Everyone should be fed— no one should go hungry within ten miles.”…

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