The word vegetarian, coined by the founders of the British Vegetarian Society in 1842, comes from the Latin word vegetus, meaning "whole, sound, fresh, or lively," as in homo vegetus-a mentally and physically vigorous person. The original meaning of the word implies a balanced philosophical and moral sense of life, a lot more than just a diet of vegetables and fruits
Higher Taste has great recipes, and all the ecological and moral reasons to become a vegetarian.
A great introduction to the philosophy and practice of vegetarianism. Discover the health and economic advantages, as well as the important ethical and spiritual considerations, of a Krishna conscious approach to diet and nutrition.
Over 50 recipes organized into 9 delicious meals from Italy, India, Mexico, The Middle East and around the world
It is book from ISKCON. (International Society of Krishna Consciousness)
- First chapter point out the dangers to health from
- Second chapter deals with the economics and ecological
implications of meat eating.
- Third chapter approaches this question from spiritual
point of view.
- Fourth chapter discusses law of karma and points out
that meat eating as leading sinful reactions.
- Fifth chapter introduces the concept of love of God
and how it is practically expressed by cooking for Krishna, offering it to
Krishna and eating only food offered to Krishna.
- Sixth chapter provides a collection of observations by
Prabupada in this context.
- The rest of book gives recipes for various regions
(Indian, Italian, Chinese, Mexican, French, Middle East).
- Appendix introduces to Hare Krsna Food for life program, list of ISCKON
restaurants in Australasia and ISKCON Centers around the world. Narada got
Krsna mercy by eating Krsna Prasad.
That should explain the importance of the theme of book.