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Thursday Satsng In-Person Viewing at TMC and Via Zoom: Food Sadhana: Part 1 with Gary Gran, CYT, DAy. – March 30, 2023

Thursday Satsang In-Person Viewing at TMC and Via Zoom March 30, 2023

Food Sadhana: Part 1

Gary Gran, CYT, DAy.

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CDT

6:00-7:00 p.m.: Gentle Hatha Yoga 

7:00-7:30 p.m.: Guided Meditation with Swami Radha Bharati

7:30-8:30 p.m.: Food Sadhana: Part I with Gary Gran, CYT, DAy.

8:30 p.m.: Evening Prayers

8:40 p.m.: Snacks

Always a lively topic, join us for this discussion of food and diet practices.  Rather than following a prescribed diet from outside, we’ll reflect on how to develop a diet that is personal, flexible, and intuitive. Part I will cover mindful eating and the elements of a balanced diet. 

“The yoga approach to health is extremely simple, logical, and practical. It lays stress on the words Yuktahar viharasya – eating and living as they should be done. By simply studying one’s own capacity and learning how to regulate one’s dietary habits, external activities, and thinking process, it is possible for one to gain control over his life and remain healthy. This does not mean that one must do anything unnatural or impossible; there need not be restrictions, but given the information in these lessons, one can decide what is best for himself, and implement whatever changes he chooses, practicing them according to his own capacity.” – Swami Rama, A Practical Guide to Holistic Health, pp. 5-6

Gary Gran CYT, DAy. is a certified yoga teacher and Ayurvedic practitioner trained in the Himalayan tradition since the 1970s. He lives and practices in Tucson, Arizona with his wife Cynthia. He has published more than seventy articles on Ayurveda and yoga. His blog is

Read “Food Sadhana Part 1 Mindful Eating” here by Gary Gran CYT, DAy.

Read “Food Sadhana Part 2 Balanced Diet” here by Gary Gran CYT, DAy.