Tipitaka Sutta Pitaka Majjhima Nikaya Jivaka Sutta Translation by Upalavanna I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in Raajagaha, in the mango. Thus have I heard: The Bhagava was once staying at the Mango Grove of Jivaka Komarabhacca1 in Rajagaha. Then Jivaka Komarabhacca approached the. Are Buddhists vegetarian? Learn what did BUDDHA say about eating meat. Are Buddhists vegetarian? Many modern Buddhists do not know.
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I say, that on these three instances meat should not be partaken. Wisely reflecting the danger. When that living being experiences pain and fear on being led along by the neck, this is the second instance in which he lays up much demerit.
Go and slaughter that living sentient being this is the third instance in which he accumulates much demerit. Now I understand this, venerable sir: I declare there are three circumstances in which meat can be eaten: Then the householder or the householder’s son iivaka him with excellent alms-food.
Retrieved from ” http: Buddha was creating an extremely narrow exception to a broad general rule. May the Bhagava take me as a lay disciple ‘who from now on has taken refuge in the three Jewels for life.
Are Buddhist vegetarian? What did BUDDHA say about eating meat.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. When the night is ended, in the morning he dresses, and taking his bowl and outer robe, goes to the house of that householder or householder’s son and sits down on a seat made ready. If what you said referred to that, then I agree with you. He does not think like that.
When that living being experiences pain and panic on being killed, this is the fourth instance in which he lays up much demerit. Excellent, Venerable Sir, is the dhamma!
When that living being experiences pain and distress on being slaughtered, this is the fourth instance of his accumulating much demerit. Moreover, Buddhism explicitly includes animals in its moral universe.
They slaughter living beings for the recluse Gotama, jivka recluse Gotama deliberately eats meat prepared for him from animals killed for his sake The exception presumes the rule.
Majjhima Nikaya 55
He abides with a mind filled with compassion He who slaughters a living being intending it for the Tathagata or his disciple accumulates much demerit in these five ways. I say, that meat could be partaken on three instances, when not seen, not heard and when there is no doubt about it. Having taken his seat, he addressed the Bhagava thus: But the zutta does not think thus: He partakes that morsel food, neither enslaved andswooned, nor guilty.
They are not my words, and they blame me falsely. It is wonderful, Venerable Sir, it is marvellous. Something covered was made manifest. When we buy meat, or eat meat that someone else has bought, we become the engine that powers the terrible killing machine called the meat industry. If there were no such rule, there would be no jovaka for the exception. The Jviaka of an Innocent I am a vegan, Buddhist, and an animal rights activist. At such a time jivkaa that bhikkhu intend harm to himself or to others or to both himself and others?
Jeevaka, I say that on three instances meat should not be partaken, when seen, heard or when there is a doubt.
In various ways the Teaching is explained. Bhikkhus nourish themselves only with permissible food. Now I understand venerable sir. It has long held that all life forms are sacred and considers kindness and compassion the highest virtues. Jivaka Zutta, monks are not allowed to eat meat if:. The Blessed One abides in loving kindness. Jivaka was already a lay Sotapanna Stream-Enterer before hearing this discourse.
What do you think, Jivaka? When a householder gives the order, ‘Go! Jeevaka, does this bhikkhu think to trouble himself, another, or trouble both at that moment? He abides pervading one direction with thoughts of compassion…. When he degrades the Tathagata or his disciple by knowingly offering meat that is impermissible kivaka, that is the fifth instance of his accumulating much demerit.
If anyone slaughters a living being for sake of the Tathagata or any of his disciples, he thereby creates much demerit in these five instances:. Then sugta householder or householder’s son serves him with good almsfood.
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When that living being experiences pain and fear on being led along by the neck, this is the second instance in which he lays up much demerit. In this Sasana, jivzka bhikkhu lives in dependence on a village jivvaka a town. The bhikkhu accepts, if he likes. I write human rights and animal rights performance poetry. They are misrepresenting me, Jivaka! In this third instance he accumulates much demerit. At such a time does the bhikkhu intend harm to him self or to others or to both himself and others?
Please reconsider this Jivaka: He does not think like that.