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Nurture Your Inner Activist!

by Lisa Levinson

  During our first ever Activist Appreciation Month, we are announcing two special events to nurture your animal activist soul. We are excited to announce that we will be holding a Vegan Spirituality Retreat in beautiful Florida! If you can’t join us in Florida, we invite you to connect with us online at our free […]

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Join Our Vegan Spirituality Online Gathering

by Lisa Levinson

  Yogi Kathleen Kastner will be our special guest. Join our Vegan Spirituality Online Gathering to deepen your connection to veganism. “Peace to All Beings” author Judy Carman and IDA’s Sustainable Activism Campaign Director Lisa Levinson co-host this free monthly gathering, which includes guest speakers, group discussions, and inspirational readings. Participate by phone and/or computer […]

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Activists Recharge at Vegan Spirituality Retreat

by Lisa Levinson

  Activists who attended our 6th Annual Vegan Spirituality Retreat in Philly enjoyed yoga, Qi Gong, meditation, a nature walk, vegan lunch, and an animal blessing! Special thanks to our featured speaker Victoria Moran, author of “Main Street Vegan” and “The Good Karma Diet” for describing her unique view of Ahimsa, also known as dynamic […]

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Join IDA for Two Online Events

by Lisa Levinson

  • Vegan Spirituality Online Gathering with guest Victoria Moran (Thursday, September 10) • Sustainable Activism Webinar with instructor Dave Rubin (Thursday, September 17) Vegan Spirituality Online Gathering (Thursday, September 10) Join our free, monthly Vegan Spirituality Online Gatherings with co-hosts “Peace to All Beings” author Judy Carman and IDA’s Sustainable Activism Campaign Director Lisa […]

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Join Our Vegan Spirituality Retreat in Philly

by Lisa Levinson

  In Defense of Animals invites you to join our 6th Annual Vegan Spirituality Retreat near Philadelphia, PA featuring “The Good Karma Diet” author Victoria Moran. Enjoy yoga, guided meditation, group discussions, a nature walk, a delicious vegan lunch prepared by The Nile Café, and an animal blessing ceremony with musicians Jim Harris and Lonnie […]

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Upgraded Vegan Spirituality Conference Calls

by Lisa Levinson

In English, Second Sunday of every month – March 8 In Spanish, Fourth Sunday of every month – March 22 Last month, IDA hosted our first Vegan Spirituality Conference Calls in English with “Peace to All Beings” author Judy Carman and in Spanish with vegan activist Ligia Monzoni. We’ve upgraded to a more powerful platform […]

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What is Vegan Spirituality?

by Judy Carman

How can it help activists and animals? Is Spirituality a Part of Your Life? As an animal advocate, how would you react if asked, “Are you a spiritual person?” Some of you may have an immediate knee-jerk reaction against the word “spirituality,” which often brings to mind religion and churches. Most places of worship, as […]