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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 2 years 24 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    Here's a recipe that never made it to any of my cookbooks. It might feature in future publications of mine, though frankly I think that my current four cookbooks are 'it' for this lifetime. Israeli Warm Salad of Roasted Pumpkin, Spinach and Zhoug Zhoug, a well-loved spice paste with Israeli-Yemenite origins, is made of fresh and dried ground spices and herbs, and is used in much the same way as Moroccan harissa. It keeps well under a layer of oil in the refrigerator. Served with warm...
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    Posted: 2 years 24 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
      Last night I was with one of our forty local groups here in London. This particular sanga, as we call our groups, was at a suburban home in the shadow of the massive arch of the new Wembley Stadium, which dominates the skyline around here. The group members were preparing for a ‘Japa Marathon’ – an event they hold every time an ekadasi coincides with a Sunday. The idea is very simple. Sunday is the day off in Britain, ekadasi is the day for extra rounds of maha-mantra...
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    Posted: 2 years 24 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    It's been over a year since I baked my last sourdough loaf. I am hoping to re-commence soon. Here's some photos of my last sourdough adventure here in my Sydney kitchen, and some rationale behind sourdough as opposed to commercial yeasted bread. It might re-enliven any old sourdough bakers out there. Firstly I start with my flour. In this case I added flax seeds and black sesame. Salt is a very important addition for successful leavening. Purified water goes in next. Then the most...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 2 years 24 weeks ago
    At the beginning of this school year we started our Sanskrit studies. There are many benefits to the study of Sanskrit. The Sanskrit language is the most systematic and structured language making it the most suitable for computer usage. Some examples of Sanskrit's sanskrta, most refined pure nature, are as follows. (1) its highly algorithmic grammar, both in terms of morphology and syntax, so much that, by mechanically applying the sutras of Panini or Jiva Goswami to nounal and verbal roots...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 2 years 24 weeks ago
    Logging into Krishna.com I see this tiny thumbnail.     It is for a new album by the great Madhava Das.  However due my material conditioning the thumbnail to me looked like a picture of Darth Vaders’ DeathStar, a silhouette of a Star Destroyer and sadly I even thought that it was Darth himself on the right.  However on closer inspection I see that it is Sri Krishna Himself amidst a beautiful scene.   The album can be found here.  Oh Woe-is-me
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