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By Amy Fallon for sbs.com.au

For many devotees, the journey involving Krishna consciousness often begins with food.

“If you come here and you’re hungry, we’ll feed you – no problem,” says Ajita Cozzi, 57, the director of New Govardhana, a lush 400-hectare site that is Australia’s
largest Hare Krishna farm. It’s located in the village of Eungella in northern NSW.

Followers of The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), founded in 1966, sometimes referred to their
movement as th

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From Back to Godhead

With proper guidance, anyone can turn ordinary food into a spiritual substance.

The phenomenon of something changing from material to spiritual is an extraordinary one, but it is something we as devotees are involved in daily—often several times a day. It happens when prasadam (unoffered food) becoming prasadam, or food sanctified by the Lord.

When I was a new devotee in Montreal, we arranged a program that was to be given on campus at McGill University. The leaflet adverti

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