Food for Life Global - Uniting the World Through Pure Food » Languages » English http://www.ffl.org The World's Largest Vegan Food Relief Organization, serving up to 3 million meals daily Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:26:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 The story of the “Mountain of Food Festival”http://www.ffl.org/2014/the-story-of-the-mountain-of-food-feast/ http://www.ffl.org/2014/the-story-of-the-mountain-of-food-feast/#comments Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:06:41 +0000 http://www.ffl.org/?p=4710 govardhan-pujaToday marks the anniversary of lifting of Govardhan hill by Lord Krishna some 5000 years ago, however the festival celebrating this event is more popularly known as the “Mountain of Food Festival.”Govardhana is a hill located near the sacred town of Vrindavana, in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh, India. It was a favourite place... 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Read More »]]> http://www.ffl.org/2014/food-for-life-fire-up-new-ovens-to-feed-hungry-kids/feed/ 0 World Food Day is a great idea, but what is the real solution to World Hunger?http://www.ffl.org/2014/world-food-day-but-what-is-the-real-solution-to-world-hunger/ http://www.ffl.org/2014/world-food-day-but-what-is-the-real-solution-to-world-hunger/#comments Sat, 18 Oct 2014 03:20:34 +0000 http://www.ffl.org/?p=4644 familyfarmsFood for Life Global strongly believe that only until their is a major shift in consciousness and the world begins to see the spiritual equality of all living beings, including cows, pigs, and chickens, can their be a remote chance of actually solving world hunger.]]> http://www.ffl.org/2014/world-food-day-but-what-is-the-real-solution-to-world-hunger/feed/ 0 12 day Nepal Adventure with the Food Yogi in Aprilhttp://www.ffl.org/2014/12-day-nepal-adventure-with-the-food-yogi-april-3-14/ http://www.ffl.org/2014/12-day-nepal-adventure-with-the-food-yogi-april-3-14/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:15:50 +0000 http://www.ffl.org/?p=4622 FOODYOGA-NEPAL600Join the Food Yogi for this exclusive trek in Nepal, April 3-14, 2015Paul Turner the “food yogi” and Food for Life director is teaming up with Bohemian tours to put on an exciting trek in Nepal. I have traveled to 65 countries in the last 30 years and have seen so many amazing places and had so... 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Read More »]]> http://www.ffl.org/2014/ffl-volunteers-spread-love-in-buenos-aires/feed/ 0 Food Yogi Random Act of Kindness Challengehttp://www.ffl.org/2014/food-yogi-random-act-of-kindness-challenge/ http://www.ffl.org/2014/food-yogi-random-act-of-kindness-challenge/#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 04:24:46 +0000 http://www.ffl.org/?p=4577 RandoAct-VIDEOscreenI offer a challenge to everyone, but starting with 3 close friends, to do a random act of kindness with plant-based foods. My charity Food for Life Global teaches that pure food has the power to create unity and it is my hope that this challenge goes viral and we all start seeing the spiritual equality of all beings.]]> http://www.ffl.org/2014/food-yogi-random-act-of-kindness-challenge/feed/ 0 The teachings of Saint Francis are alive and wellhttp://www.ffl.org/2014/the-teachings-of-saint-francis-are-alive-and-well/ http://www.ffl.org/2014/the-teachings-of-saint-francis-are-alive-and-well/#comments Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:38:33 +0000 http://www.ffl.org/?p=4565 Chaitanya-SaintFrancisThere are basically two distinct schools of Christian thought: The Aristotelian-Thomistic school and the Augustinian-Franciscan school.The Aristotelian-Thomistic school teaches that animals are here for our pleasure—they have no independent purpose.  We can eat them; torture them in laboratories – whatever we feel is necessary for our survival. Most modern Christians embrace this form of their... Read More »]]> http://www.ffl.org/2014/the-teachings-of-saint-francis-are-alive-and-well/feed/ 0 Food for Life team responds to natural disaster in Kashmirhttp://www.ffl.org/2014/food-for-life-team-responds-to-natural-disaster-in-kashmir/ http://www.ffl.org/2014/food-for-life-team-responds-to-natural-disaster-in-kashmir/#comments Sat, 13 Sep 2014 15:54:23 +0000 http://www.ffl.org/?p=4555 Volunteers preparing the massive quantity of packed meals inside the ISKCON temple. Food for Life volunteers from the ISKCON Delhi temple yesterday completed packing 70,000 more packets of savoury puffed rice and nuts (prasadam), to send to Jammu & Kashmir through the Indian Air Force to be distributed among the people affected.Food for Life is famous for responding to disasters all over the world and typically the... Read More »]]> http://www.ffl.org/2014/food-for-life-team-responds-to-natural-disaster-in-kashmir/feed/ 0