Perla the piglet was thrown in the trash bin and left to die

Perla was found in a trash bin and brought to Juliana’s Animal Sanctuary in Colombia. She had a broken leg, but with a little love and care, she is recovering and has been given a second chance. To support the work of Juliana’s Animal Sanctuary, visit: www.julianasfarm.org Or support our new crowdfunding campaign at www.YouCaring.com/pola

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Pola the freedom-fighting pig gets a 2nd Chance at Juliana’s Animal Sanctuary

Pola, the “freedom-fighting pig” is the newest member of Juliana’s Animal Sanctuary — the only sanctuary in Colombia. For the last 8 years, Pola was living in utter filth, amongst 180 uncaged hungry dogs who constantly harassed her and sometimes tried to tear pieces of flesh from her body. Sadly, they did eat her tail…

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Beyonce commits to a Vegan Diet – fan backlash or media hype

Last night Good Morning America announced that Monday morning Beyoncé was going to make an announcement, and we were going to LOVE IT  Source: FoodYogi.org — Apparently most fans assumed it would be talk of a new album or tour; maybe a big donation to a charity or some other sizzling news like she is pregnant. But…

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My interview on Sacred Space TV in Australia (4 part series)

This is part 1 of 4 parts of an interview I gave in Australia at the Melbourne Hare Krishna temple. Forgive the background noises, especially the occasional plane and coughing and kirtan, I did not realize at the time and boy I wish I had. There is one thing I misspoke in part 4. Correction:…

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Talk at the World Vegan Summit 2015

The mission of the charity I direct, Food for Life Global, is NOT, “feeding the poor” but to UNITE the WORLD THROUGH PURE FOOD. This objective is universal and is based on the principle of spiritual equality as the ultimate solution to poverty and hunger. The inspiration behind Food for Life Global, Srila Prabhupada, told us…

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Trekking through the Himalayas (POEM)

On Day 1 we gathered — at an eco hotel, Excited and hopeful — that all would go well, Sincere seekers of truth, with hearts filled with love, We prayed the Gods would bless us from those mighty peaks above. On Day 2 we felt grounded — as we embraced Mother Earth, Appreciating her artistry…

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ISKCON: An insiders look and how it can heal

The following essay is both for the devotees and followers of Srila Prabhupada within ISKCON and also to give outsiders an inside look at the challenges faced by the ISKCON institution with a hope to facilitate dialogue for the greater good and find solutions. ————– In 1983, I became a practitioner of Krishna consciousness and…

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Living without money — Is that the best answer to peace and happiness?

Is it possible to feel rich without possessions? Can you live happily without money? In the documentary Living Without Money, we meet the German woman Heidemarie Schwermer who made a deliberate choice to live without money 14 years ago. I have lived without money, maybe not exactly the way Ms. Schwermer has done, but when…

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What was it like being a monk? Do you have a specific question?

My dear friends and readers… I am wondering what sort of information you prefer to get from me. As you can see, I cover a wide variety of topics, but naturally some articles do better than others. I love to talk about spiritual perspectives, consciousness, my charity work and numerology, but there are so many…

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Now 2014 is over what can we expect of 2015

Every year has a flavour or lesson to teach and 2014 was a classic 7 year for most people — a year of loss, sacrifice, selfless service, contemplation and soul searching. For many it was a down year — a year to reflect on the blessings of the things and people we lost and a…

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