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CUISINE

Mango Madness

Mango, mangoe, mangos, mangoes. The spellings are almost as varied as the fabulous recipes found at: www.freshmangos.com, the world's largest mango recipe guide. Suppose that you need a simple mango chutney. You will find it here, along with 17 variations. Names, such as Hawaiian Mango Chutney, Silky Mango Ice Cream, Mango-Ginger Marmalade, Tropical Pasta and Trinidad Mango Pepper Salsa will tantalize your taste buds and inspire new ideas for cooking this luscious tropical fruit. In addition to the myriad recipes, there is a section all about the mango, with nutritional information and a delightful selection of facts and myths surrounding this Indian fruit.

SCIENCE

Beyond the Empirical

The term "spiritual scientist" is an oxymoron to most, but at TASTE's website, http://issc-taste.org/index.shtml, you will find scientists' tales of experiencing contemplative, transcendental states that they cannot explain. Up until now, there has been little outlet for their testimonies. The Archives of Scientists' Transcendent Experience site was set as that outlet by Dr. Charles T. Tart, professor of psychology. He feels that scientists' repression and denial of these valuable experiences is unhealthy and causes a disparity between science, culture and our true nature. This site helps ease that gap, giving a place for scientists to record and share their experiences in a safe, anonymous, quality-controlled space. And, by giving public access to these records, Tart hopes to promote understanding by illustrating the humanity of scientists.

CD-ROM

In Praise of Goddess

Devi will always protect those who chant the Lalita Sahasranama with devotion every day," says Amritanandamayi Ma, the inspiration behind the CD, Sri Lalita Sahasranama, The 1,000 Names of the Divine Mother. This disc is a worshipful aid to Mother's devotees. Its mantras, beautiful animations, English translations, games, videos and more make it a wonderfully entertaining and devotional experience. One of the best parts of the disc is a virtual flythrough of a magical island temple. PC only. Mac version coming soon. us$38.70 including shipping. Mother's Books & Gifts, PO Box 613, San Ramon, California 94583 USA. Tel 888.524.2662 Web: www.mothersbooks.org.

PILGRIMAGE

Sacred Sites

Martin Gray, anthropologist and photographer, has spent 17 years pilgrimaging to over 1,000 sacred places in 70 countries. His efforts culminate with a beautiful website called Places of Peace and Power, which can be found at: www.sacredsites.com. The main section, Explore, captures the spirit of pilgrimage through stunning photos of over 110 pilgimage points, including information on their


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