Fwd: [Sprout] Mrs Youkta Kulvinskas, sad news
- In a message dated 11/1/07 5:51:53 AM, gideongraff@... writes:
> Mrs. Kulvinskas
> Posted by: "Becky Davis" bdnaild@...
> bdnaild <http://profiles.yahoo.com/bdnaild>
> Wed Oct 31, 2007 1:33 pm (PST)
> Vihara Youkta, wife of Viktoras Kulvinskas, ascended peacefully, and
> gracefully in the company of loved ones on Oct. 16th, 2007.
> Ms. Youkta lived the raw food lifestyle for over three decades. She was
> a beautiful successful Woman, and very talented accomplished yogini and
> dancer. Ms. Vihara, unfortunately neglected to have the symptoms from
> which she had been suffering for more than a year diagnosed until her
> condition was irreversible. A life of ongoing stress will cause distress
> to the body regardless of ones lifestyle. The recent stress of moving to
> Costa Rica, and loss of a loved one, exacerbated her condition rapidly.
> Like Viktoras, Youkta also survived some extreme abuse and suffering in
> her childhood which no doubt took an early toll on her overall well-being.
> We celebrate Youkta's life and the fact that it ended in the perfect
> divine time. We are reminded that death spares no one.
> This is a great loss to the raw food community.
> Youkta left behind many devoted students who are carrying on her style
> and teachings.
> Friends of Youkta can send cards and letters to the family, her son,
> Nick and Kim and their daughter Samantha Geraigery, at 1671 Somerset
> Ave, Taunton, MA. 02780.
> Cards and letters will also reach Viktoras Kuvlinskas at the same
> address or email to survival4u@... <mailto:survival4u%40msn.com>.
> Contributions can also be sent for the Vihara Youkta Foundation, for the
> purposes of continuing her vision of building a school in Costa Rica to
> the above address.
> A memorial will be held at Garvin Gardens, Hot Springs Arkansas Nov
> 11th, 11 am.
> Her memorial services will be held the week of Feb 18th in Montezuma,
> Costa Rica.
> See www.youkta.org for more information about her life and memorial
> Yahoo! Groups Links
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