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

Source:
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

Lessons from gardening 🌸😎

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1 – As pouring water on the root of a tree energizes the trunk, branches, twigs and everything else, and as supplying food to the stomach enlivens the senses and limbs of the body, by simply engaging in selfless spiritual activity we water the root of our existence, which nourishes the self in the most complete way, and all aspects of our lives fall perfectly into place.

2 – The Tulasi plant was very weak and it was windy. But by getting the right support at the right time and at the right spot, she stabilized. If we tied the knot a little above or a little below, then she would break. If we delayed the tying of the knot, then she would break. In the same way, we need the right support in our bhakti at the right time and spot.

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Mantra Fun in the Sun! – Summer Trip with the Mantra Lounge Friends

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Mantra fun in the sun!
Mantra Lounge friends Monday at Ridley Creek State Park – hiking, soccer, swinging, basketball, kirtan, and, of course, delicious vegan food!

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.

 

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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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