Category Archives: Food Yoga

The art and science of Food Yoga

Spiritual Life Begins with the Tongue

Spiritual life begins— at the tongue, we are told. That wagging piece of flesh, it seems has a mystery to unfold. Vibrating sounds and tasting— two things we all adore. Unfortunately, due to ignorance, we choose a sorry score. Instead of love and submission, lust controls our heart’s desire. Like moths before a fire, no…

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The Power of the Plate

The destiny of nations depends on the manner in which they feed themselves. – Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin [1] If you’ve been keeping tabs on all the news surrounding the denaturing of fruits and vegetables, you probably know a little about the dangers of genetically modified foods (GM). Companies like Monsanto are at the forefront of this push…

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What it means to be a Food Yogi

Over the last 5 weeks I have been developing a Food Yoga workshop based on my new book, FOOD YOGA – Nourishing the Soul (formerly: The YOGA of EATING). The response has been positive thus far and I am encouraged to think that with a little tweaking I will have a very effective presentation on…

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Sacred Geometry of Whole Foods

Excerpt from:  FOOD YOGA – Nourishing Body, Mind & Soul A new book by Paul Rodney Turner, the Food Yogi Who would have ever thought that an apple could hold the key to the secrets of the universe and our existence? Vedic mathematician and sacred geometrician, Jain 108 explains: “Our energetic body forms a torus shape; planet Earth…

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A Mother’s Love

Excerpt from FOOD YOGA – Nourishing the Soul (formerly: The YOGA of EATING) by Priya Vrata God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers.  – Jewish Proverb Nothing can compare to a home cooked meal from a loving mother. We’ve already talked about the risk we take with our emotional, physical and spiritual well-being when…

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Welcome the Sun back into your life!

The Winter Solstice occurs exactly when the earth’s axial tilt is farthest away from the sun at its maximum of 23° 26′. The term Winter Solstice is also colloquially used as Midwinter. More evident to those in high latitudes, it represents the shortest day, the longest night, and when the sun’s daily maximum position in…

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Thanksgiving – a day to honor all life

Thanksgiving is a time to come together with family and friends and reaffirm your love and appreciation for them through the age old custom of sharing food. Typically Americans will eat more than 45 million turkey corpses on this day. Why do we think it necessary to slaughter so many innocent animals to show our…

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Gardening our way to independence

I am loving the organic “Pizza” garden that now flourishes outside my friend’s apartment – 5 varieties of heirloom tomatoes (Abe Lincoln, Brandy Wine, Money Maker, Black Krim from Russia and a variety from Costa Rica), 5 varieties of hot and sweet peppers (Cayenne, Habanero, Italian Pepperecinni, and a black and yellow kind), 8 varieties…

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Health Matters – making our mind our best friend

The only thing that matters in life is your spiritual, mental and physical health. Everything else, for the most part, is futile and irrelevant. Why so? Because health as the saying goes is real wealth. The problem, however, is that most people do not consider anything beyond their physical well-being; some do consider their mental…

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The Loving energy that connects us all

Originally posted 4/8/2008 I’ve been doing a lot of reading lately about healing and the quantum physics connection. A couple of weeks back I attended a talk by ADAM, the famous young dreamhealer from Vancouver. Adam was in New York for one day to give a presentation and a group healing at the Airport Sheraton…

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