[Advaita-l] Vegetarianism

ravi chandrasekhara vadhula at yahoo.com
Sat Apr 14 13:01:05 CDT 2012


This topic in its variants has been discussed . My understanding on what one can eat is based on what varna and jaathi one is born into and the diet recommended is per shastras.

Ravi Chandrasekhara

 From: abhishek sm <abhishek046 at gmail.com>
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Sent: Saturday, April 14, 2012 9:41 AM
Subject: [Advaita-l] Vegetarianism
Pranams to all list members,

I know this is a bit out of context but i need opinions of learned list

Brahmins always consume vegetarian food and refute from consumption of
meat,etc on the grounds of ahimsa.
I was recently questioned by a friend-"If killing animals is a sin and is
himsa then what about killing of plants? Don't we cut the plant to get
I was unable to give a satisfactory answer to this question. Hope our list
members could give me some valuable opinions.

Abhishek Madhyastha
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