My Angel

My Angel, I will call you Joy, because that is the name I remember from my dream the other night. You came to me lovingly and placed your warm hands to my face and asked me to relax and breathe. I did as you said, and soon we were both flying through the sky —…

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Knowledge filters – We all have them

I’ve been reading some interesting books lately and one consistent theme that keeps popping up in a variety of ways is the concept of paradigms and knowledge filtering. Whether we like to admit it or not, we all fall prey to these mundane influences. Let me explain… A paradigm is a philosophical and theoretical framework…

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Life’s challenges – How to deal with them?

“Life is what you make it.” Yep, we’ve heard that before, so how then did we find ourselves in such awkward and unhappy situations in the past? Simply because we are the product of all our decisions and mistakes and despite our tendency to blame this person, that person, or situation, we ultimately possess the…

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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 passing of my dear friend Ury Seltzer (1950-2009)

Ury Seltzer (left) with Priya at the 2007 Green Festival My dear Ury, You were a good friend to me and countless others. You were there for me when I was at my lowest point. You helped me move Food for Life Global along and I can honestly say that your input and assistance were…

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Affirmation for 2009

2009 is a year that I know will be very eventful, fruitful and inspiring year for my charity, Food for Life Global, and myself. I can feel it happening already as my body slowly transitions to a 100% raw food (live vegan) diet and I move beyond the shackles and limitations of the past. It’s…

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God in quality not in quantity

I see a lot of people these days in the conscious community claiming to be God. Yes, we are qualitatively like God, but certainly not in quantity. In other words, our divinity is limited or “marginal”. According to the Vedas, the fact that we are prone to illusion proves that we are limited. If we…

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Miss A missed the point

There is this so-called DC Diva who calls herself “Miss A.” (aka) Andrea Rodgers who claims to be a Dating and Relationship Expert. She is also a Columnist for HealthCentral Network’s SexualHealthConnection.com. Her list of accomplishments, notoriety and compassion for the needy is boldly stated on her “About” page. The page shows a picture of…

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Know your self, give love and be free once and for all

So much has happened since my last post. It seems like a year ago that I was in Germany and Prague enjoying the Summer with some fabulous veg friends. Now we are in the middle of Winter in DC and I yearn for warmer weather. I remember Swami Prabhupada once said that the bitter cold…

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