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Free Your Mind at our Vegan Spirituality Retreat!

by Lisa Levinson

  We are pleased to announce our partnership with Mantra Lounge, a group that brings yoga, meditation, and veggie meals to venues around the city, including college campuses! Reciting mantras, which are special sound vibrations found in the ancient yoga texts, can relax and revitalize the mind. The word “mantra” literally means to “free the […]

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Awakening from Materialism: Vegans as Healers

by Lisa Levinson

Please take a moment to read this most recent Sustainable Activism Blog written by international speaker and one of the greatest vegan leaders of our time, Dr. Will Tuttle, “Awakening from Materialism: Vegans as Healers.” Tuttle explores his  deeper extension of veganism and encourages us to develop our inner selves, through mindfulness and inner listening, […]

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Spiritual Retreat to Celebrate Animals and Veganism in Philadelphia

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Spiritual Retreat to Celebrate Animals and Veganism in Philadelphia Internationally Acclaimed Peace Activist to Give Keynote Speech CONTACT: Lisa Levinson, lisa@idausa.org, 215-620-2130 IMAGES: http://bit.ly/2cjxx5E Philadelphia, PA – International animal protection organization, In Defense of Animals, is pleased to announce its seventh annual Vegan Spirituality Retreat in Philadelphia, featuring United Nations-recognized peace activist and musician Peter […]

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Come to our Vegan Spirituality Retreat

by Lisa Levinson

  Meet with Peace Activist Peter Jam on Saturday, October 8 We are super excited to announce our featured speaker for our 7th Annual Vegan Spirituality Retreat in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania! Peter Jam (Jambazian) is a Lebanese-Armenian independent artist, global rights activist, singer, music composer, creative thinker, motivational speaker, and inspirational world traveler for peace and […]

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Relax and Renew at a Vegan Spirituality Retreat

by Lisa Levinson

  In Defense of Animals proudly presents our 7th Annual Vegan Spirituality Retreat to explore veganism as a spiritual practice. Enjoy yoga, meditation, a guest speaker, a catered vegan lunch, a naturalist guided walk, and an animal blessing with musicians Jim Harris and Lonnie Davis. Friendly animal companions are welcome at the Retreat and Animal […]

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Can Diet Impact Spirituality?

by Lisa Levinson

Join Us to Find Out! We are often told, “You are what you eat.” We know our diet impacts our bodies, but have you ever considered that what you eat could impact you spiritually too? Dr. Gabriel Cousens, author of “Spiritual Nutrition,” empowers people to align their diets with their spiritual practices. According to Dr. […]

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Join Us for an Activist Deep Healing

by Lisa Levinson

  Animal activists can be more effective when we are uplifted. Animal Communicator, Intuitive Coach, and Reiki Master, Tracy Lynne is joining us to offer an Activist Deep Healing to release some of the burdens we carry as activists during our next Vegan Spirituality Online Gathering on Thursday, August 11, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. […]

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Animal Rights Support is Growing!

by Lisa Levinson

  For another year, In Defense of Animals was a proud sponsor of the National Animal Rights Conference. Over 1,700 animal advocates turned out in Los Angeles to learn and share how to do more for animals. Our movement is growing, which is excellent news for the animals whose very lives depend on us! Fabulous […]

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Meet Monkeys and Relax with In Defense of Animals!

by Lisa Levinson

  You don’t have to die and go to heaven to visit this Garden of Eden. You can experience heaven on Earth at Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary! Next April, In Defense of Animals is hosting a Vegan Spirituality Retreat at Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary in Gainesville, Florida. This remarkable sanctuary not only fosters respect for […]

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Harnessing Religion for Animals

by Lisa Levinson

  Religion has a huge impact on the way the world views animals. Judaism, for example, has many powerful teachings on social justice and encourages compassionate choices to heal the planet. With the right knowledge and approach, we can apply these values to help animals. Join us for a thought-provoking discussion with renowned Jewish writer, […]