Show #22 Yoga Radio: June 18, 2014 – Yoga and Vegetarianism

240px-Soy-whey-protein-diet Vegetarianism is the practice of abstaining from the consumption of meat – red meat, poultry, seafood and the flesh of any other animal.Vegetarianism can be adopted for different reasons. Many object to eating meat out of respect for sentient life. Other motivations for vegetarianism are health-related, political, environmental, cultural, aesthetic or economic. There are varieties of the diet as well: an ovo-vegetarian diet includes eggs but not dairy products, a lacto-vegetarian diet includes dairy products but not eggs, and an ovo-lacto vegetarian diet includes both eggs and dairy products. A vegan, or strict vegetarian, diet excludes all animal products, including eggs, dairy, beeswax and honey. Some vegans also avoid animal products such as leather for clothing and goose-fat for shoe polish.Interested in learning more? Tune in… for more in this exciting episode!

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maricyasana1 Pose of the week:Marichyasana I

Pose dedicated to the sage Marichi 1

 

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