Gets the Tough Stains Out!
goal of yoga is to dissolve the state of exclusive, individual reality into one that's inclusive, or one consciousness,"
What's on your fork has far-reaching implications for the health of the planet.
says Los Angeles yoga teacher and former Vcdic monk Steve Ross. "From this nondual way of looking at things, everything is a part of you. When you realize this, you don't want to harm any being or any form."
This feeling of connectedness often extends to a desire to care for the environment, and there's growing evidence that what's on the other end of your fork has far-reaching implications for the health of the planet. Raising animals for slaughter contributes to land erosion and water pollution. And a seminal 2006 United Nations report found that, globally, livestock and dairy farming produce more greenhouse gas emissions than transportation. Two engineering professors at Carnegie Mellon University calculated that a person choosing to eat a plant-based diet rather than meat just one day per week would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by the same amount as driving 1,000 fewer miles peryear. Goingentirely vegan would be equivalent to driving 8,000 fewer miles peryear.
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