Yogurt – Food for Krishna

Krishna's Mercy

dahi  Yogurt is one of the staples of Indian cuisine. Known as dahi in Hindi, it is used in hundreds of dishes and is most often prepared directly at home. Aside from being included in palatable dishes, yogurt plays an essential role in the most important Vedic religious traditions.

Lord Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, has laid out the process of worshipping Him in the original Vedas. This religious tradition was instituted at the beginning of creation and it has been passed down ever since by the great sages of India. One of the integral components in the worship of Lord Krishna is the process of archana, or deity worship. The deity is the physical representation of God, and by worshiping Him this way, we purify ourselves and increase our God consciousness. Just as we bathe ourselves daily, deity care involves the bathing of the deity, known as abhishek…

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