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Turning Up the Heat on Raw Milk in U.S.

November 20th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

In fear that raw milk could drag the entire dairy industry down, big-business dairies are pushing the U.S. government to subject raw dairy producers to the same regulation which they themselves are accountable to

It Pays to Graze

November 11th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

Dairy Farmers in the U.S. are learning that sometimes it pays to follow nature\'s guidelines

Our Affectionate Guardians, Chapter One, Part Two

November 10th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

In the latter portion of chapter two, Our Affectionate Guardians gives a glimpse into the many qualities of Srila Sridhara Maharaja and further establishes the nature of Srila Sridhara Maharaja and Srila Prabhupada\'s relationship with extensive quotes from both

Colorado University Plans Meditation Center

November 9th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

University of Colorado, Boulder has plans to build an $84.4 million community center to facilitate yoga, meditation, and spiritual practices amongst students

No Meditation Without Taxation

November 6th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

The Missouri government has added a 4 percent sales tax to all yoga classes in what is likely to be the beginning of a nationwide trend. Practitioners argue that yoga is a spiritual discipline which ought to be exempt from sales tax under the First Amendment

Kartika 2009 at Sri Sri Radha Damodara Mandir

November 4th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

In addition to the annual throngs of pilgrims, this years Kartika brought the completion of Radha Damodara Mandir\'s courtyard and Rupa Goswami\'s samadhi and bhajan-kutir, as well as the installation of a new temple floor

The Surfing Swamis

October 22nd, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

Set near the beach amid rice paddies and coconut groves, the world\'s first surfing ashram has already attracted a handful of global surfing superstars, hundreds of Western amateurs, and scores of curious villagers

The City that Ended Hunger

October 11th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

A city in Brazil recruited local farmers to help do something U.S. cities have yet to do: end hunger.

Happiness: The New Face of Economics?

September 18th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

Critics are saying that gross domestic product (GDP), which has long been considered indicative of a nation\'s well-being, does not actually take into account the full spectrum of a well-lived life

A Return to Yeomanry?

August 22nd, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

Statistics show that, after falling for generations, the number of farms and farmers in the United States is once again rising, with the steepest increases found in small-scale production. Is a return to the self-sufficient family unit on the horizon

Hindu America

August 17th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

Recent poll data show that conceptually, at least, Americans are slowly becoming more like Hindus and less like traditional Christians in the ways they think about God, their selves, each other, and eternity

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