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  “I hold that the more helpless a creature, the more entitled it is to protection by man from the cruelty of man” 


This month of November is a very significant start of a New life, New season. November 1st is officially Ahimsa month declared by the World Vegan Society. Ahimsa means Non Violence in Words, Thoughts and Deeds. In spiritual sense it entails discipline, love, and compassion, which all the religions vouch for but when it comes to its real meaning and practice, they totally  ignore. What we see around us is selfishness, indulgence and crudeness. One of the offshoots of this behavior is our high tech culture. What should be a Great Gift to help inspire and improve our spiritual lives has turned us into a sterile and ego boosting forum in constant need of  'thumbs up’ to prove our social standing.

It is high time to analyze and contemplate how we can improve ourselves and  our spiritual lives, and simply put, "snap out of our comfort zone". One of the significant ways is to go Vegan and in process to understand and tune to Nature. We should know that nature has ordained us to eat plant based food but in defiance of nature we eat animals. If you look at our immediate ancestors, guerrilla, chimpanzee, and all monkey race, they thrive on plant based food and remain strongest. Then look at the horse, the elephant, they are strongest animals and thrive on plant based food. Then who are we to kill and eat animals and all their cruelty based by products? Animals Do Not eat Us !

We are highlighting Veganism this month to bring awareness of the cruelty we inflict on animals by killing, eating, using their products and their by products to live our seemingly "luxurious” life. We also want to bring awareness of the upcoming slaughter “holocaust “ of what we here in America call Thanksgiving. To whom are  our ‘thanks’ directed, to what do we express our gratitude by inflicting sufferings on animals?  In this day and age, with facts of animal slaughter staring in our eyes, how can we live with ourselves? This is total insensitivity, selfishness and Self indulgence.

So Now challenge yourself, your family, your friends and take a pledge, take a Vegan Pledge, and begin our journey towards love and compassion.

The Vegan Society first began as an offshoot of The Vegetarian Society in November 1944, when Donald Watson, Elsie Shrigley and friends felt the important need to distinguish the difference between not eating animals, and not eating any products from animals. It began celebrating the founding of The Vegan Society in 1994 and every year since, November 1st has been marked as World Vegan Day, with its significance Internationally recognized. In a natural progression, World Vegan Day evolved into World Vegan Week and now, what we celebrate as World Vegan Month.

November 5th is the Remembrance day, Smriti Divas Day of our beloved Prakash Kapoor who devoted her entire life to our Gurudev’s mission and helped build His ashram from scratch in Delhi, the Adhyatmic Sadhana Sangh. She inspired and encouraged everyone to lead a Yogic path and was dearly loved by everyone who came in contact with her. It is in her honor that we also ask you to take a Vegan Pledge this month and live a Yogic and Vegan life.

Be inspired and share this link below from the abode of the Saint Ramana Maharshi in Tiruvannamalai, Ashram based at the base of the spiritual mountain Arunachala in Tamil Nadu, India.


Om Ahimsa mei, Om Jyoti mei, Om Shantih mei

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