Vegetarianism is a popular choice for many individuals and families. But parents may wonder if kids can safely follow a vegetarian diet and still get all necessary nutrients. Most dietary and medical experts agree that a well-planned vegetarian diet can actually be a very healthy way to eat.
But special care must be taken when serving kids and teens a vegetarian diet, especially if it doesn’t include dairy and egg products. And as with any diet, you’ll need to understand that the nutritional needs of kids change as they grow.
Text of the Divine Discourse delivered by Bhagavan Sri Sathya Narayana on 17th August 2005, in Sai Kulwanth Hall, Prashanti Nilayam, at the International Conference of Eminent Educationists
During his childhood man develops absorbing interest in play in the company of other children. In youth and middle age, he is entangled in worldly matters and deeply engrossed in money earning. Finally in old age, he craves for this and that without contemplating on God even at that ripe age. Thus, he wastes his precious human birth.
“ When you have sathya(truth) and Dharma (right conduct) as your guding light, then you could achieve whatever in your lifer”
(Bhagavan Sri Satya Narayana)
Truth means not only to speak the truth but also to know and practice its spiritual implications.
Know the difference between Satyam (truth) and Sat (eternal existence). Truth is the means to realize that Ultimate Absolute Eternal Existence commonly known as Sat, Brahman, Atma, Supreme God, Ruler, Creator/Sustainer/Destroyer, Father, Krishna, Rama, etc. That realization depends upon the purification of our consciousness.
Siddha Saivism, Philosophy and Practices
The Saiva Siddhanta School is one of the most ancient schools of Saivism. It has a history of more than 2000 years. Its roots can be traced back to both Kashmir and southern India. It gained popularity in the south and established itself as a dominant sect of Saivism. In the past it had sizeable following in other parts of the Indian subcontinent. But currently it is popular mostly in the south.
THE SACRED GANGGA RIVER
The Ganga (Hindustani: [ˈɡəŋɡaː]), also Ganges (/ˈɡændʒiːz/ GAN-jeez) is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through the nations of India and Bangladesh. The 2,525 km (1,569 mi) river rises in the western Himalayas in the Indian state ofUttarakhand, and flows south and east through the Gangetic Plain of North India into Bangladesh, where it empties into theBay of Bengal. It is the third largest river in the world by discharge.
Sadhus & Yogis of India
Spiritual adventurers, ascetic warriors, devout mystics, occult rebels or philosophic monks,
the sadhus are revered by Hindus as representatives of the gods,
sometimes even worshipped as gods themselves.
Holiness is still common in India. In most Hindu households, shops and businesses are altars and shrines, and the day is routinely started with the worship of gods and gurus. Continue reading