Welcome to The Blue Bird vegetarian café
The Blue Bird vegetarian café is one of several small businesses run by members of the New Zealand Sri Chinmoy Centre. Both nationally and globally, the Sri Chinmoy Centre is dedicated to fostering a happier and brighter future – what our spiritual teacher Sri Chinmoy describes as a ‘oneness-world-family’ – and to offering the message of inner peace and harmony to our modern world. Read more »
One of the theme goals at The Blue Bird vegetarian café is to provide a tranquil oasis for our customers – through friendly staff, peaceful music, a relaxing decor and a genuinely spiritual atmosphere. We believe that universal harmony begins in the heart of each individual and our goal is to nourish that harmony by offering delicious vegetarian food prepared in the spirit of love and oneness.
— We look forward to serving you at The Blue Bird —
Let us eat and drink
According to the need of the body.
Let us love and give
According to the need of the soul.
Let us reveal and fulfil
According to the Need of God.
– Sri Chinmoy.
The Blue Bird Menu
Our food is freshly prepared on the premises each day – a broad menu that varies daily and is vegan friendly. We also provide takeaway options, espresso coffee and a range of teas, smoothies and super food smoothies, fresh vegetable and fruit juices, extraordinary cakes and a catering service.
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The Blue Bird’s Vegetarian Cook Books
World famous in New Zealand since 2004, The Blue Bird’s trilogy of vegetarian cooking books, Bhakti Cookti Bookti, Mukti Cookti Bookti and Ekti Cookti Bookti which was published in April 2010. Packed with delicious vegetarian and vegan recipes compiled by The Blue Bird's head chef, Toshala Elliott.
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As members of the Sri Chinmoy Centre, the Blue Bird's staff share a common interest in spirituality and meditation, and are each personally committed to daily meditation practice. Meditation has many benefits and is a master key to happiness and personal development. If you are interested in attending any of the free meditation classes that are offered by the Sri Chinmoy Centre in New Zealand, we invite you to visit the following web sites: Meditation Auckland, Meditation Wellington and Meditation Christchurch. Read more »