The Lotus-Heart


The following is a global list of cafés and restaurants independently owned and operated by students of Sri Chinmoy.


Other Vegetarian Restaurants and Cafés in New Zealand

The Blue Bird vegetarian café
299 Dominion Road, Mt. Eden, Auckland.
Phone/Fax: +64 9 623 4900

International Vegetarian Restaurants and Cafés


Annam Brahma vegetarian restaurant
84-43 164th Street, Jamaica Hills, New York
Phone: +1 718 523 3600

The Oneness-Fountain-Heart vegetarian restaurant
157-19 72nd Avenue, Flushing, New York.
Phone +1 718 591 3663

Ananda Fuara vegetarian restaurant
1298 Market at 9th Street, San Francisco.
Phone: +1 415 621 1994

Consciousness-Blossoms vegetarian restaurant
3390 Tampa Rd, Palm Harbor, Florida
+1 727 789 1931

Jyoti-Bihanga vegetarian restaurant
3351 Adams Ave., Normal Heights, San Diego
Telephone +1 619 282 4116

Silence-Heart-Nest vegetarian restaurant
5247 University Way NE, Seattle
Telephone +1 206 524 4008

The Panorama of My Silence-Heart vegetarian café
84-73 Parsons Blvd, Jamaica, New York
+1 718 526 0723

The Smile of The Beyond vegetarian diner/luncheonette
86-14 Parsons Blvd, Jamaica, New York
+1 718 739 7453

Victory’s Banner vegetarian restaurant
2100 W. Roscoe, Chicago
Phone +1 773 665 0227


Joy-Discovery vegetarian café
13 Bent Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Phone/Fax: +61 8 8223 5994

My Heart-Garden vegetarian café
Shop 5 / 225 Hawken Drive, St Lucia, Brisbane
Phone: +61 7 3870 8898

My Rainbow-Dreams vegetarian café, gelateria and juice bar
Shop G1b, Dickson Chambers, Dickson Place, Canberra
Phone: +61 2 6247 8591


The Heart of Joy vegetarian café
Franz-Josef-Strasse 3, Salzburg, Austria
Phone: +43 662 890 773


Annapurna vegetarian restaurant
1085 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario
Phone: +1 416 537 8513

Peace-Garden vegetarian café
47 Clarence St, Ottawa, Ontario
Phone: +1 613 562 2434

Perfection-Satisfaction-Promise vegetarian restaurant
167 Laurier Ave. E Ottawa, Ontario
Phone: +1 613 234 7299

Satisfaction Feast vegetarian restaurant
3559 Robie Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Phone: +1 902 422 3540


Tripti Kulai vegetarian restaurant
20, rue Jacques Cur, Montpellier
Phone : +33 4 67 66 30 51


Effulgence-Waves vegetarian restaurant
Kurfürstenanlage 9, 69115 Heidelberg
Phone/Fax: +49 6 2212 2814

Cosmos-Heart vegetarian café
Traunerpassage Augsburg, zwischen Steingasse und Karolinenstrasse
Phone: +49 821 343 3477


Ecstasy’s Heart-Garden vegetarian restaurant
Klapparstigur 37, Reykjav
Phone: + 354 56 12345


The Fragrance Of The Heart vegetarian café
Fr. Nansens plass 2, 0160 Oslo
Phone: +47 22 33 23 10, Fax: +47 22 33 23 11


Hier und Jetzt Cafe vegetarian café
Bubenbergplatz 10, 3011 Bern
Phone: +41 31 311 7271

Sri Chinmoy

The following are links to web sites regarding Sri Chinmoy and his work.

Sri Chinmoy – this uplifting site provides an overview of Sri Chinmoy’s life and teachings, as well as his writings, music and artistic creations.
Sri Chinmoy Library More than a thousand of Sri Chinmoy”s inspiring works are online and searchable at this site.
Sri Chinmoy Races Sri Chinmoy firmly believes that the physical and the spiritual can and must go together. A 100 metre sprint and decathlon champion in his youth, Sri Chinmoy has completed 22 marathons and 5 ultramarathons, and has set many weightlifting world records. Visit the home page of the worldwide Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team, which sponsors 500 athletic events annually, from Masters track and field competitions to the world’s longest certified race of 3100 miles.
Sri Chinmoy Art Enter into an ever-glowing world of Sri Chinmoy’s vast meditative art works, which number over 150,000. View a selected on-line gallery of his”Fountain-Art”, with their brilliant colours and harmonious designs and also selections from his 13 million soul-bird drawings.
Radio Sri Chinmoy Experience the meditative and soul-stirring music of Maestro Sri Chinmoy as he sings and plays a dozen instruments from around the world.
Sri Chinmoy TV Enter into a world of boundless creativity through the music, art and talks of Sri Chinmoy, or join him for a few moments of meditative silence.
Sri Chinmoy Reflections – reflections on Sri Chinmoy’s inspirational life and activities.
Life of Sri Chinmoy – autobiographical stories by Sri Chinmoy.
Madal The Child and A Shakpura Village Boy – biographical writings about Sri Chinmoy by Vidagdha Bennett.

Sri Chinmoy Centre

Meditation Christchurch – free meditation classes offered by the Sri Chinmoy Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Sri Chinmoy Centre New Zealand With the guidance and encouragement of Sri Chinmoy, thousands of people from all faiths and walks of life are serving their communities through avariety of spiritual and cultural programmes, as well as through a number of service-oriented enterprises. Here you will find informationabout the guiding philosophy of Sri Chinmoy’s students and their activities.

Gandharva Loka – the world music store in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Vegetarian Links

New Zealand Vegetarian Society
Christchurch Vegetarian Centre – the Centre is run by the New Zealand Vegetarian Society to provide information, activities and community for vegetarians and vegans living in or visiting Christchurch.
Wellington Branch of the Vegetarian Society
Christchurch-based vegan group
The Vegan Society of Aotearoa New Zealand
Vegetarians New Zealand – information, recipes, shops, restaurants and more.
Quit Meat Campaign – great reasons why you should quit meat today.
Vegan Triathlon Annual Vegan Triathlon held in Christchurch since 2005.
Vegetarian Film Festival Vegetarian Film Festival in Christchurch and Auckland
SAFE Save Animals from Exploitation – animal rights and education organisation.
Happy Cow – HappyCow’s vegetarian restaurants guide is a global, searchable vegetarian dining guide and directory of natural health food stores, including nutrition and health tips, vegan recipes, raw foods, travel, veganism and other vegetarian issues.
International Vegetarian Union – a huge vegetarian database.
EarthSave Report: A New Global Warming Strategy – how environmentalists are overlooking vegetarianism as the most effective tool against climate change in our lifetimes. By Noam Mohr


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