Mother's Day May 2010. Do you hope to observe Mother's Day with the time-honored tradition of taking Mom out to eat at a restaurant on Mother's Day this Sunday May 9th?
If yes, there are some wonderful special Mother's Day menus to be found at various vegetarian restaurants and cafes affiliated with the Sri Chinmoy Centre.
If Queens New York is on your map, you can enjoy a Mother's Day Special Meal at Annam Brahma. Enjoy Eggplant Spanakopita or Eggplant Moussaka or Savory Kabob with Soy-Meats among other items in this special meal with a Greek theme. Or dine in gourmet style at The Oneness-Fountain-Heart on a prix fix menu that includes a Roasted Vegetarian "Pheasant" with Rosemary Marinade, Grilled Polenta and Broccoli Rabe among other items. The Panorama of My Silence-Heart Cafe on Parsons Blvd in Jamaica, Queens also features a Sunday brunch item on Mother's Day of Huevos Rancheros or a Five-Cheese Scrambled Eggs, both come with salad.
Across the Coast, the Silence-Heart-Nest Vegetarian Restaurant in Seattle will include the following specials for Mother's Day: Omelet Special: Roasted butternut squash, caramelized onions, gorgonzola cheese (with fresh sage). Tofu (vegan) Special: Roasted butternut squash, caramelized onions, soy cheese (with fresh sage).Waffle Special: Vanilla waffle with peach compote, hazelnut cream and raspberry sauce.
In Chicago, the ever-popular Victory's Banner will serve Mother's Day specials of Vegan French Toast-made with their usual fluffy french toast bread- with anise, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla, served with vegan "butter" and real maple syrup; Strawberry-Lime French Toast- their french toast stuffed with a raspberry and lime mascarpone-cream cheese, served with fresh raspberries and real maple syrup; and a Fontina Omelette with sun-dried tomatoes and mushrooms
Mother's Day is great
At least once a year
Children allow their minds
To think of their mother's heart
Allow their hearts to house
And treasure their mother...
Excerpt from The Dance Of Life, Part 8 by Sri Chinmoy
First-hand experiences of meditation and spirituality.
A Quest for HappinessAbhinabha Tangerman Amsterdam, Netherlands
Learning to love songs ever morePatanga Cordeiro São Paulo, Brazil
Meeting Sri Chinmoy for the first timeJanaka Spence Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Celebrating birthdays at Guru's houseDevashishu Torpy London, United Kingdom
Learning to follow my intuitionSaranyu Pearson Geelong, Australia
President Gorbachev: a special soul brought down for a special reasonMridanga Spencer Ipswich, United Kingdom
Spiritual moments with my grandmotherPatanga Cordeiro São Paulo, Brazil
Sri Chinmoy meets St. PeterParamita Jarvis Kingston, Canada
A love that was thick like butterMahatapa Palit New York, United States
Praying for God’s Grace to DescendSweta Pradhan Kathmandu, Nepal
The first time we met our GuruKaivalya, Devashishu and Sahadeva Torpy London, England
In the Right Place, At the Right TimeEshana Gadjanski Novi Sad, Serbia
interviews with Sri Chinmoy's students