John Richardson (Jayadev Das) is the 72-year-old founder and drummer of the ’70s pop group The Rubettes. The band had several top ten hits including the No. 1 chart-topper “Sugar Baby Love.” “Ganesh” came about after Jayadev asked his soon to be 13- year-old granddaughter Shyama what gift she would like for her birthday. She replied that she would like him to write her a song and record her singing it.
Between fifteen and thirty devotees are expected to take the course, which will run from May 29th to June 6th this year. Participants will hail from the US, Canada and Mexico and will comprise of current and aspiring ISKCON temple pujaris who have at least first initiation and are recommended by their temple authorities.
Meet Divya Alter, the chef, cookbook author and co-owner of Divya's Kitchen, the first Ayurvedic restaurant in New York City, operating in the East Village at the ground floor of the Bhakti Center, fully devoted to your feelings. Feelings matter in food. Moreso, Divya explains, they matter when it comes to digestion. Many of us suffer or have suffered after a meal because we did not honor this simple rule: Eat for how you feel. Meaning, eat mindfully for balance to maximize wellness.