World Vegan Vision Celebrates International Yoga Day

Vegan and sustainable food provided by WVV at the UN International Yoga Day celebration. PHOTO: WVV

The World Vegan Vision (WVV) participated recently participated in various celebrations of the International Yoga Day throughout the tristate area, including the event organized by the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations (UN).

WVV representatives spread the message of a sustainable future through making plant based choices and mindful practices, much in-keeping with the UN’s Sustainable Goals. Linking veganism to peace and health, WVV ( joined in the unifying and empowering shared purpose of the UN. A highlight of the event was use of biodegradable products and sustainable food options.

WVV also participated, along with other local organizations, at the International Yoga Day celebration organized on Sunday, June 23, 2024, by the Hindu Temple and Cultural Society of USA and Sri Venkateswara Temple (Balaji Mandir) and Community Center in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

WVV global public relations director Nitin Vyas organizing informative material in sustainable carry bags at the UN International Yoga Day celebration. PHOTO: WVV

The celebration was commendable as it embraced healthy living into religious practices. The day’s event included various activities including talks on connection between yoga and healh, workshops and prayers.

Abha Devarajan & Anuradha Dronadula of World Vegan Vision shared insights on the connection between yoga and veganism. WVV also suggested being eco-friendly during event celebrations.

In an effort to follow the sustainable practice and reduce waste, WVV will offer vegan Maha Prasadam at the upcoming Sri Guruvaayoorappan Temple event and use eco-friendly sustainable servers, following its commitment to promote environmental and animal safety while serving nourishing and fulfilling food.

The event featured representatives from other participating organizations, including, Art of Living, Let’s Do Yoga, Vastu Yoga, HTCS Yoga Class, Isha Foundation, Mana Power Yoga, FreedOm Yoga Studio, Mallakhamb Federation of USA, North America Institute of Vihangam Yoga, Indian Cultural Association of North America

WVV has been propagating veganism and vegetarianism for more than 30 years and has become a widely recognized resource network, with many followers around the world, the organization said. Based in New Jersey, it now has chapters in Ohio, Mumbai and Ahmedabad. It publishes a monthly newsletter, organizes lectures and participates in educating the community through collaborating with local vegan organizations, especially helping school teachers design educational programs related to sustainability through vegan and vegetarian lifestyle.



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