Meenakshi Angel Honig | Ahimsa and Our Diet


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Avi and vegan author Meenakshi Angel Honig discuss Swami Satchidananda, the idea of ahimsa (non-violence) as applied to our diet, talking to people about veganism, the connection between ahimsa and happiness, and her new book "The Solution: 10 Compelling Reasons to Choose a Plant-based Diet & Lifestyle - The Why & The How".

Meenakshi Angel Honig is dedicated to peace & lovingkindness. She has studied with the world-renowned, highly revered & deeply loved Yoga Master, His Holiness, Sri Swami Satchidananda since the age of 16.

Meenakshi Angel is an internationally acclaimed certified Integral Yoga Instructor & Yoga Teacher Trainer. She is about to celebrate her 50th consecutive year of being a Yoga teacher and over 25 years as a Yoga Teacher Trainer!

She served as the premier Mind, Body, Spirit, Yoga Instructor & Stress Management Consultant at the award-winning Grand Wailea Resort for over 17 years & she currently teaches at the spectacular five-star Fairmont Kea Lani on Maui.

Meenakshi Angel is a licensed minister & an animal rights advocate. She is a highly respected leader in promoting plant-based nutrition for individual & global wellbeing.

Meenakshi Angel has produced 5 DVDs, 2 CDs & is the author of 11 books.

Her work is endorsed by Sri Swami Satchidananda,

Dr. Wayne Dyer, Dr. Deepak Chopra, Dr. Dean Ornish,

Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Dr. Michael Klaper, Dr. John Gray,

Dr. Will Tuttle, John Robins, Alan Cohen, Marci Schimoff, Katherine Woodward Thomas, Miranda Macpherson, Swami Karunananda, Mirabai Devi & many other great luminaries!

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0:00 Intro, Swami Satchidananda

16:03 Yoga, ahimsa, vegan diet

22:53 Yoga tradition vs evolution of Yoga

38:00 Talking to people about veganism, dealing with resistance

48:03 Health and having fun

53:02 Best approach to transition to vegan diet

1:06:33 Closing prayer


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