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Vedic Culture Immersion: Prasadam Distribution and Kirtan

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June 25 • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free
Engaging in kirtan and honoring prasadam are two methods practiced in the Vedic culture, since ancient times in India and modern times throughout the world, to encourage eternally blissful conscious (sat cit ananda) experience of spiritual development.
Kirtan is ecstatic mantra meditation which purifies the heart by glorifying God.
Prasadam is specially prepared foodstuff which has been offered to God, and then consumed for spiritual purification. Not only is prasadam vegetarian, i.e. does not include meat, fish, or eggs, but it also excludes onion and garlic. The method for honoring prasadam has been described in the Vedic scriptures of ancient India.
Honoring prasadam is for nourishing the soul by purifying the heart and mind, not merely for filling the belly and nourishing the body. Prasadam is karma-free, thus it does not further entangle us in reactions from fruitive exploitive activities.
Prasadam is not limited to Indian style dishes. Just as the Supreme Lord is present everywhere, dishes of any culture may be prepared and offered for the pleasure of the Lord

Venue

Princeton Family YMCA
59 Paul Robeson Place
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Phone:
609-497-9622
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Organizer

Bhakti Vedanta Institute of Spiritual Culture and Science
Phone:
7326725116
Email:
princeton@bviscs.org
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