14394Re: Holy Dal
- Aug 2, 2005Thankyou Bernice for posting that beautiful poem of Sri Chinmoy's. As
for the recipe I'm afraid it is a little too secret and sacred to
post. I would be in big trouble from my colleges!. However since you
are a very trustworthy and deserving person I may consider faxing you
a copy. I can tell you the most important ingredient though, it is
LOVE. Whatever else goes into it is perfectly complemented by this
all fullfilling flavour.
-- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, bernice131313
> Dear Kate,the
> Would a recipe be out of the question?
> I recall enjoying your dal at Sushimitam's place earlier this year
> during a joy weekend in Geelong. It was wonderful!
> In exchange, I'd like to offer something by Sri Chinmoy....
> "The food of my eyes is scenery. The food of my nose is fragrance.
> The food of my ears is spiritual teaching. The food of my mind is
> clarity. The food of my heart is purity. The food of my soul is
> Excerpt from Arise! Awake! Thoughts Of A Yogi.
> --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, volkhardtoz
> <no_reply@y...> wrote:
> > Undoubtedly our most popular and remarked upon dish at Joy-
> > cafe is the dal. It is also coincidently the dish that gives me
> > most joy to make. I always start my day making the dal, so myfocus
> > is at it's highest,it has become a very sacred time for me. Idon't
> > know what it is about dal but there is something innatelyspiritual
> > about this simple lentil soup. I always feel obligated to give ita
> > all. Sometimes I loose myself while stirring the pot of dal and
> > marvelling at it's golden delight. As for the aroma, well it just
> > soothes the soul. If I am uable to meditate well in the morning,
> > few minutes of stirring the dal does wonders to keep my thoughtsat
> > bay.appriciate
> > I think it is the simplicity and sincerity of dal that I
> > the most.It has no desire to be fancy and attract attention,it'sprepare
> > goal is to satisfy and fulfill. It may be a simple dish to
> > but the way in which it is made can result in a pot of gold or aare
> > of slush.
> > Now some people may say I'm a little obsessed, and perhaps they
> > right.However my obsession has seemed to spread throughout Joy-all
> > Discovery as our new saying when anything suprising or shocking
> > occurs is "HOLY DAL!" :)
> > We could probably write a book of all the
> > experiences we have had at Joy-Discovery that involve the Dal.
> > are many custumers who have become quite addicted to it . One of
> > regulars used to come in every day for weeks and ask to look at
> > the dishes, then after marvelling over the various creations she
> > would say "I think I'll have the dal"
> > If anyone has any insights on the significance of Dal, or any dal
> > stories I would be overjoyed to hear them.
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