Vegetables For A Long Life
--By Upasika Kuo Ching Wilkes
are a wonderful addition to vegetarian diets. They are high in protein,
easy to prepare, and relatively inexpensive; what is more, they can be
prepared in a variety of ways. Wash and clean them lightly with a soft
brush before preparing.
Put 2 or
3 T. of margarine, butter or cooking oil into a frying pan. Slice
mushrooms into pan (on medium heat), cover and let them stew for 10 or 15
minutes, stirring occasionally.
cream. Aunt Penny's white sauce, or a can of mushroom soup. Serve over
noodles or rice, or hot buttered toast. Without the cream, the mushrooms
can be added to vegetable mixtures, or kept in a glass jar in the icebox
for future use.
few dried mushrooms, which have been soaked in cold water for an hour,
and, or some canned straw mushrooms. Do not throw away the water from
soaking the mushrooms as it makes an excellent soup base. The stems of
mushrooms may be put in the blender with 1\2 to 1 cup of water or milk and
used in soups or to thicken other dishes.
the 1973 summer the Sino-American Buddhist Association, Vajra Bodhi Sea
Publications, and Gold Mountain Dhyana Monastery will again jointly
sponsor three five-week Sutra Study and Meditation Sessions. During these
sessions daily explanations of important Buddhist Sutras will complement
approximately five hours of meditation in addition to sutra and mantra
chanting. The final week of each session will be devoted solely to the
practice of a single dharma, either Ch'an meditation or recitation of the
Buddha's name. There are two sessions still open. The dates of these are:
Second Session—July 8th through August 11th;
Third Session—August 12th through Sept. 15th.
attend one, or both of the sessions. The closing date for registration for
the second session is June 30th, 1973. There is no better way to introduce
yourself to Buddhism and the path of cultivation than by attending one of
these sessions. For further information, call or write the Sino-American
Buddhist Association, 1731 15th St. San Francisco, Ca., USA Phone: (415)