The Higher Taste is a great introduction to the philosophy and practice of vegetarianism, Hare Krishna style. It lets the reader discover the health and economic advantages, as well as the important ethical and spiritual considerations, of a Krishna conscious approach to diet and nutrition. Health, economic, and spiritual advantages of a vegetarian diet. The yoga of cooking and eating. Includes over 70 recipes.
Reveals how modern medical research has shown links between meat-eating and killer diseases such as cancer and heart disease.
Exposes the myth of a worldwide food scarcity and explains the economic advantages of a vegetarian diet for society and the individual.
The ethical foundations of vegetarianism are set forth, focusing on the writings of some of the world’s greatest philosophers, authors, and religious leaders, among them Pythagoras, Plato, Leonardo da Vinci, Rousseau, Franklin, Shelley, Tolstoy, Thoreau, Gandhi, and others. The principle of nonviolence, as found in the teachings of Judaism, Christianity, Buddhism, and Hinduism, is also examined.
An analysis of how the laws of karma and reincarnation are related to vegetarianism.
Explains in detail the rationale and procedures for offering vegetarian food to the Supreme Lord as part of the Bhakti-yoga system.
Excerpts from the writings of Srila Prabhupada, India’s greatest authority on Vedic culture, provide a concise, highly readable summary of the philosophy underlying the spiritual vegetarian diet outlined in The Higher Taste.
includes recipes for: Italian Dinner #1, Italian Dinner #2, Indian Dinner #1, Indian Dinner #2, Chinese Dinner #1, Chinese Dinner #2, Mexican Dinner, French Dinner, Middle East Dinner, Vegetables, Miscellaneous Side Dishes.
Provides an overview of the Krishna consciousness movement’s varied food-related activities – Vegetarian restaurants, self sufficient farm communities, food-relief programs for the unemployed and underprivileged, and more.