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An altar picture you can print for your home worship.

A basic how-to for the process of transforming edible matter into edible spirit.

A devotee naturally wants to please Krishna. But what can you give a person who has everything?

How did the Krishna consciousness movement come to be known as “the kitchen religion?” Why do its members take cooking and eating so seriously?

How about vegetarianism? Veganism? Lacto-vegetarianism? Raw food-ism? Juice fasting? Should we just do whatever feels good?

Krishna devotee chef, teacher, author, and TV star Kurma Dasa gets asked this question a lot. Here's his well-considered reply.

"An Indian guest once told us, 'My father was very strict in his habits and spiritual practices. He would eat only food cooked by his own hands. . . '” 

The phenomenon of something changing from material to spiritual is an extraordinary one, but it is something we as devotees are involved in daily—often several times a day. It happens when prasadam (unoffered food) becoming prasadam, or food sanctified by the Lord.

A handy FAQ, confirming that the most important element in preparing, serving and offering food is to act with love for Krishna.

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