Indian Recipes and Stories of Mealtimes with H.W.L. Poonja
Prasad: a divine gift graciously bestowed upon an individual by a saint, often in the form of food.
Day after day in Lucknow, India, H.W.L. Poonja, affectionately known as Papaji, opened his doors at mealtime and blessed his guests with prasad. Plates of rice with dal, vegetables, and chapattis were savored as Papaji sat – sometimes in silence, sometimes playing pranks – but always bestowing his grace on everyone.
Now, you are invited to enjoy the flavors of the dishes prepared in Papaji’s kitchen and the memories of his devotees who were privileged to share a meal in his divine presence.