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Ven. Tashi Nyima, Puerto Rico “Having abandoned the taking of life, refraining from the taking of life, we dwell without violence, with the knife laid down, scrupulous, full of mercy, trembling with compassion for all sentient beings.” ~ Buddha Shakyamuni When people think of Buddhist monks, they imagine that we dwell in clouds of incense, […] Read more

A Double Celebration

For those who missed our 40th anniversary announcement in February, Gentle World was gifted a $10,000 matching funds challenge, allowing all anniversary donations to be doubled. We are elated to share the news that your support has brought us to our goal, allowing us to boost our outreach budget by a full $20,000! We look […] Read more

The Golden Rule

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Gentle World’s Angel Flinn teamed up with animal rights activist Craig Cline to create a compilation of Craig’s writings on the subject of The Golden Rule, as it relates to veganism. We have paired their shared essay with a 1.5 minute clip we found while searching our archives, which features Gentle World’s co-founder Sun, talking about how […] Read more

“All Dairy operations, including Organic, exist solely by doing to millions of defenseless females the worst thing anyone can do to a mother.” ~ Milk Comes from a Grieving Mother, Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary Every year in the month of May, the arrival of Mother’s Day marks an occasion to reflect on not only the love of […] Read more

“A plant-based diet is a healthful choice at every stage of life, including pregnancy and breastfeeding, and a well-planned plant-based diet provides all the nutrients you and your developing baby need.” ~ Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine Maybe it’s family members, neighbors, coworkers, or perhaps, even your own self-doubt. Many negative myths surround the vegan […] Read more

Just like people, some dogs are predisposed to developing dental tartar, and we’ve taken care of a few with this problem. Keeping teeth clean is super-important to help prevent disease further down the line, and we’ve learned the value of sticking to a regular dental cleaning regimen for our rescues, because otherwise their teeth become […] Read more

Rune Kjær Rasmussen, Odense, Denmark I have a T-shirt that says “I am vegan because I love life.” That is how simple it really is to me. I deeply love the idea that I can live as respectfully as possible by being vegan. I think of it as releasing as much empathy into every corner […] Read more

Several years ago, I was browsing in a small health food store when I caught sight of an essential oil diffuser vigorously pumping a fine mist into the air. Not having seen a nebulizing diffuser before, I was quite intrigued. I’ve finally had the chance to really learn what they’re all about now that our organization […] Read more

Though they have been around for ages, chia seeds have earned a lot of buzz in recent years for their versatility and the notion that they can be considered a “superfood” in some contexts. These claims come from the nutritional value that chia seeds contain, but did you ever think about growing them at home? […] Read more

If you asked me what’s the cheapest diet in the world, I would repeat back to you the sage words of financial guru Dave Ramsey:  “Rice and beans, beans and rice.” Now, Dave Ramsey is no vegan; his expertise is in advising debtors how to scrimp and save in order to save money. But he’s […] Read more