The Higher Taste: A Guide to Gourmet Vegetarian Cooking and a Karma Free Diet
Author: A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Binding: Mass Market Paperback
Number Of Pages: 161
Release Date: 28-02-2007
Details: Product Description A guide to the world of gourmet vegetarian cooking. It helps you discover the health and economic advantages, as well as various ethical and spiritual considerations. Review This book is usually given out for free ... ... on the streets and airports by the famous saffron robed Krishna Consciousness devotees. It was also my first proper introduction to vegetarianism when I was living as an impoverished student in ... more » Townsville back in 1993, and meat was very expensive up there. "The Higher Taste" brings a whole new dimension to vegetarian foods - there's far more to being vegetarian than eating salads and tofu as popular culture mistakenly believes. There are recipes for Italian dishes, French food, Chinese, and Indian. Added to that there are many quotes from famous vegetarians throughout history as to why they became that way, as well as both Indian and Christian philosophies behind the reasons why one ought to go vegetarian. Though I do admit that my practice of it has been patchy for the last 15 years, I do recognise its virtues. --Reader Review About the Author A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder-acarya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, was born in 1896, in Calcutta, in a Vaisnava family. His works include Bhagavad-gita As It Is, the multi-volume Srimad-Bhagavatam, the multivolume Caitanya-caritamrta, The Nectar of Devotion, Krsna: The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Teachings of Lord Caitanya, Teachings of Lord Kapila, Teachings of Queen Kunti, Sri Isopanisad, The Nectar of Instruction, and dozens of small books. His writings have been translated into over fifty languages. The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, established in 1972 to publish the works of His Divine Grace, has thus become the world's largest publisher of books in the field of Indian religion and philosophy. Despite his heavy literary schedule, Srila Prabhupada did not let his writing stand in the way of his preaching. In just twelve years, despite his advanced age, he circled the globe fourteen times on lecture tours that took him to six continents. His days were filled with writing, teaching his followers and the public, and with guiding his growing society, until the day he departed from this world. Before departing from this world Srila Prabhupada gave many instructions to his disciples to follow in his footsteps and to continue the preaching and spreading of Krishna Consciousness all over the world. He departed this world on November 14 1977. In the short time he spent in the west, he preached continuously, established 108 temples, wrote more than sixty volumes of transcendental literature, initiated five thousand disciples, founded the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, began a scientific academy (the Bhaktivedanta Institute) and other trusts related to ISKCON. Srila Prabhupada was an extraordinary author, teacher, and saint. He managed to spread Krishna Consciousness all over the world, through his writing and preaching. His writings comprise of many volumes and are the basis of Krishna consciousness not only for his disciples but for his grand-disciples, affiliated members of the disciplic succession, and for the public at large.
Package Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.3 x 0.5 inches