Location: West Bucktown, 2528 W Armitage, Chicago, IL 60647.
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The Higher Taste is a practical course designed to help you prepare authentic Yogic meals in your home and to introduce you to the tradition behind India’s great vegetarian cuisine. We will cover not only some of the techniques of Vedic, or classical Indian, vegetarian cooking, but also an overview on the Vedic art of eating, which nourishes the body, mind, and soul.
We will dive into the infinite variety of ways in which cooked rice can be combined with other foods. Moreover, you will learn to prepare the hearty split mung dal (lentil) soup, the main source of protein in the Vedic diet. You will learn to prepare some of the popular Indian sweets.
Subala Das has a special way of making the teachings and practices of Bhakti-yoga very approachable and relevant. He serves as Senior Educator & Ashram Director of the ISKCON (Hare Krishna) temple in Chicago. Between the ages of 22 and 31 he lived as a Vaishnava monk, studying in the ISKCON ashram in New York City. He teaches Bhakti-yoga philosophy and Mantra meditation, which he has practiced for 35 years in the Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition.