Meat Eating

Some articles on meat, meat eating, eating:

Buddhist Vegetarianism - Eating Meat Versus Killing - Theravada
... In the Pali Canon, Buddha explicitly declared meat-eating to be karma neutral and once explicitly refused suggestion by Devadatta to institute vegetarianism in the monks' Vinaya ... Buddha's advice on meat eating was directed specifically to monks ... In his comment, he stated that monks and nuns are not allowed to eat meat if they have seen, heard or suspect that the meat was killed specifically for them ...
Buddhist Vegetarianism - Eating Meat Versus Killing - Mahayana
... very vigorously and unreservedly denouncing the eating of meat, mainly on the grounds that such an act is linked to the spreading of fear amongst sentient beings (who ... (spiritual Principle or Essence) and are intimately related to one another, killing and eating other sentient creatures is tantamount to a form of self-killing and cannibalism ... The sutras which inveigh against meat-eating include the Nirvana Sutra, the Shurangama Sutra, the Brahmajala Sutra, the Angulimaliya Sutra, the Mahamegha Sutra, and the Lankavatara ...
Buddhist Ethics - Issues - Killing, Causing Others To Kill - Vegetarianism
... is one reason that the Buddha made a distinction between killing animals and eating meat, and refused to introduce vegetarianism into monastic practice (see Vegetarian section of Buddhism) ... Vietnamese monastic tradition, most Buddhists do eat meat in practice ... some controversy surrounding whether or not the Buddha himself died from eating rancid pork ...

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