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23rd IVU World Vegetarian Congress 1975
Orono, Maine, USA

from Vegetarian Voice Sept/Oct, Nov/Dec 1975:
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AVIEW OF PARADISE - Cultural zenith of the Congress was the performance of Para-Desa, the epic poem by Porf. Henry Bailey Stevens. Photo above left shows several of the Divine Light dance ensemble. Top right: Prof. Stevens, with Smt. Rukmini Devi Arundale, enjoying the presentation. Lower right: Joel Andrews, featured harpist.

Below: INSSTRUMENTS OF THE MUSES - Musical instruments gathered from the far corners of the globe, used by the Paul Winter Consort in their production of Para-Desa.


HUMAN CULTURE AND SILVICULTURE - At left: two towering giants - mighty redwoods, as it were, - of vegetarian thought and action: Prof. Henry bailey Stevens and Richard St, barbe Baker.
Above right: Prof. Stevens in his class on The Recovery of Culture. The noted educator and author is also a Vice-president of the International Vegetarian Union.