At the Higher Taste, this summer season was welcomed by the Food Festival – “Tastes of India” with food delicacies from different parts of India. This festival featured cuisines from Kashmir to Kerala. This year Tastes of India festival was celebrated from 14th to 16th April 2017. This wholesome buffet spread began with Tamatar Amla […]
Had he followed the conventional path, Sri Madhu Pandit Dasa would have been a big-shot in some large corporation. Instead, he was the ‘CEO’ of a large temple. Guided by his guru A C Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada. Propelled forward by the Divine Plan. A chance meeting with Sri Mohandas Pai inspired Sri Madhu Pandit […]
We decided to ring in the New Year by visiting ISKCON. After seeking Lord Krishna’s blessings, we headed to the fine dining restaurant Higher Taste (HT) located in the ISKCON premises. HT is a Sattvic restaurant and the concept of Sattvic food reflects Lord Krishna’s message in the Bhagwad Gita. Being the first day of […]
Health benefits of a sattvic diet are enormous. This is the best diet for strength, calm mind, perfect health and longevity. It also eliminates tiredness and improves peace and tranquillity. This kind of food is easily digested and can strengthen the stomach, intestine, liver and the pancreas.- Ayurveda
The significance of a sattvic diet is that it is light in nature, easily digestible, slightly cooling and not disturbing to the mind. It is rich in prana (purity), so promotes positive thoughts, happiness and satisfaction.- Bhagavad-Gita
Persons having the sattvic principle are gifted with memory, devotion, are grateful, learned, free from anxiety, having a well-directed and serious intellect and are engaged in virtuous acts.
- Charaka Samhita
The word vegetarian, coined by the founders of the British Vegetarian Society in 1842, comes from the Latin word vegetus, meaning “whole, sound, fresh, or lively,” as in homo vegetus – a mentally and physically vigorous person. The original meaning of the word implies a balanced philosophical and moral sense of life, a lot more than just a diet of fruits and vegetables.- Founders of the British Vegetarian Society