THE DIVINE TASTE OF TEMPLE FOOD

Shojin ryori or the vegan cuisine of Zen Buddhist monks in Japan makes for a meal that is a combination of simple processes and surprising flavours If you look up the phrase shojin ryori online, the most simplistic translation would be vegetarian food. Typically, the term refers to traditional Buddhist cuisine that spread from China in the 6th century. Described as ‘devotional cooking’ or ‘Zen Buddhist temple food’ by various sources, it is generally associated with the vegan food cooked by Buddhist monks across Japanese temples. Not surprisingly, food cooked…

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Divine intervention? Cyrus Mistry goes to Shirdi, Shani Shingnapur temples

AHMEDNAGAR: Ousted Tata Group chairman, Cyrus P. Mistry, who was on Fridayalso sacked from the Tata Steel board+ , on Saturday went on a short pilgrimage to the Saibaba Temple in Shirdi and the Shani Shingnapur Temple, Mistry first went to the Saibaba Temple in Shirdi. He was accompanied by his wife. They took in ‘a darshan’ of the Samadhi and the statue of Saibaba, the 19th century saint revered by all communities. They were also offered ‘prasad’, said temple spokesperson Mohan Yadav.After that, the couple took a chopper to…

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