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Kirtan with the Minions!

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Everyone’s doing it – even the minions! 🤣
Come out tonight for a fun evening of kirtan music meditation and discussion as well as a fresh and delicious vegan dinner!

 

Kirtan Time! Tonight at 6 😉

Everyone's doing it – even the minions! 🤣Come out tonight for a fun evening of kirtan music meditation and discussion as well as a fresh and delicious vegan dinner! #MantraPhilly #Philly #Kirtan #Meditation #Music #Live #Fishtown #Yoga #Vegan #Food

Posted by Mantra Lounge Philadelphia on Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Some Facts on Climate Change for World Environment Day

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World Environment Day – Facts on Climate Change

“The question is, how do we act for happiness that doesn’t exploit other human beings, or other species, or the environment, or future generations?”
– Devamrita Swami

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https://www.nytimes.com/…/tra…/traveling-climate-change.html

World Environment Day – Facts on Climate Change “The question is, how do we act for happiness that doesn’t exploit other human beings, or other species, or the environment, or future generations?” – Devamrita SwamiSource:https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/03/travel/traveling-climate-change.html#FoodForThought #Environment #MantraPhilly #Philly #Earth #WorldEnvironmentDay #Meditatio n #Yoga

Posted by Mantra Lounge Philadelphia on Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Living Life on the Yogic Path

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What a Yale University education could not provide, an ancient yoga text did. That is what bhakti yogi Devamrita Swami experienced in the 1970s. As a scholarship student, Devamrita Swami wanted answers to the world’s problems. After consulting with his academic advisors, he studied whatever subject he wanted to. Upon graduation, he was unsatisfied.

 

Read the rest at Natural Awakenings.

World-traveling monk warns Penn students of effects of materialism on happiness, environment

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World-traveling monk Devamrita Swamivisited Penn to share his thoughts on being happy and maintaining environmental sustainability by not focusing on material rewards.

Bhakti Yoga club hosted the event in Houston Hall of Flags on April 10. Swami, a Yale graduate, has been a monk in the Krishna Bhakti tradition since 1982 and has researched consciousness for 45 years.

 

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What’s ‘sustainable happiness’? This monk knows

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When Devamrita Swami delivers a talk, he bets on an audience sharing one fundamental human endeavor: Everyone wants to be happy.

“Happiness is a universal pursuit,” says Swami, a Krishna bhakti, Yale-educated monk. “And sustainable happiness is happiness that contributes to individual and global well-being without exploiting other people, the environment, other species, or future generations.”

 

Read the rest of the article at Penn Today

Krishna monk talks economy, sustainability and spirituality in upcoming events

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Is working toward world peace and pursuing personal happiness possible?  Can we transcend the social angst that eats away at our contemporary society?  Sometimes you need to ask the big questions. Devamrita Swami, the director of Mantra Lounge meditation studio, will be in town next week lecturing on these critical topics and connecting the dots between economy, sustainability, and spirituality.

 

Read the rest of the article over at Grid Magazine

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