If you’re familiar with Indian cuisine, you will probably already have used ghee – the golden, clarified butter with a slightly nutty aroma. Ghee is important throughout South Asia for use in cooking, religious ceremonies and medicine. In one form of Ayurvedic cleanse, the patient takes multiple doses of...Read More: Ghee Happy!
Cows are my passion. What I have ever sighed for has been to retreat to a Swiss farm, and live entirely surrounded by cows – and china. – Charles Dickens Seems like everyone’s got the blues these days. Loneliness is becoming a social epidemic, and though there are many...Read More: Rural Retreat
It doesn’t get much weirder than this: Richard Gray of the Telegraph recently reported that human genes have been introduced into 300 cows in scientists’ attempts to make give cow’s milk the same nutritious properties as human breast milk. Research director, Professor Ning Li stated that “The milk tastes...Read More: Cows – Our New Breast Friend?
If you’re getting married at the local registry, you might ask your best friend to come and be a witness. Or maybe your Mum and Dad. Or your cousin’s sister’s wife – if you’re really desperate! But – a cow? The Ahimsa team attended a traditional Indian wedding a...Read More: Yes, I Moo.
Have you ever fancied a try at living the rural life? Looking for a great place to visit this summer? The Gita Nagari Yoga Farm is set in beautiful Pennsylvanian countryside, three hours drive from Philadelphia. Though the farm has existed for over 25 years, it has just received new certification...Read More: New Yoga Farm Invites Interns for Summer 2011
Eating my breakfast this morning, I suddenly wondered where the idea of cold milk and cornflakes came from? Across the Western world, billions of people start their day with a bowl of the crunchy stuff – pretty standard. But like sandwiches and packets of crisps, the concept of a...Read More: How did we become Serial Munchers?