…all these qualities of his life demonstrate the value of Tibetan Buddhistic civilization and make a powerful case for what it offers to a world embroiled in the violent confusions caused by industrial consumerism and industrial militarism.
Certifying restaurants is important, because an average restaurant uses 300,000 gallons of water every year, and throws out 150,000 pounds of garbage.
Documentaries usually have a shelf life but I tell people that our film is still alive because the bees are unfortunately still dying. Today, the systemic pesticides involved in CCD, are not only killing bees, but also native birds, butterflies, and bats.
“Yogananda often spoke on the subject of how to get along with others,” Sister Draupadi says. He advised getting away from people who are losing their temper. Go for a walk. If you come back and the person still wants to fight, take a longer walk.
“One of the guiding mottos when envisioning Bodhi’s new form was to find a way to create an appealing balance drawn from the Transcendentalist’s values of wisdom, beauty, and truth.”
We all know the proverb: “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” In Derek’s teaching kitchen, those words have never been more powerfully apropos. When students with “multiple barriers to employment” learn how to cook an exceptional fish, they not only can feed thousands, they can attain their own sustainable career and self-worth for a lifetime.
Many cultures recognize something special and mystic happening from October 31 to November 2. Some say the veil between worlds is thinnest that time of year, so that the living can visit with the dead.
This year the U.S. is on the verge of electing its first woman president and making the dream of Inez and thousands and thousands of other suffragists worth their suffering and their sacrifices.
Of course, as individuals we have and use both brain operating systems to some degree, and so conservatives and liberals are—at least in theory—fully capable of seeing the complementary nature of their viewpoints and responses.
Beautifully edited, Dying to Know weaves together archival footage and stills of the two icons together and individually, with more recent footage of Ram Dass and reflections by friends and admirers celebrated in their own right, What emerges is a stunning portrait of two brilliant men.