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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Jivaka, if what you said refers to this 4I accept what you say. Something covered was made manifest. Now I understand this, venerable sir: It does not occur to him. Jeevaka, does this bhikkhu think to trouble himself, another, or trouble both at that moment? It is wonderful, Venerable Stta, it is marvellous. If that living thing is pulled along, tied, with pain at the throat, feeling displeased and unpleasant. Moreover, Buddhism explicitly includes animals in its moral universe.
Meat that is impermissible: They are misrepresenting me, Jivaka!
The Seduction of an Innocent I am a vegan, Buddhist, and an animal rights activist. What do you think of what I shall say? A man may, for instance, offer a bhikkhu bear-meat saying it suta pork, and wutta accuse the bhikkhu of eating unpermitted meat. He partakes that morsel food, not enslaved, not swooned, and without a guilt, wisely reflecting the danger.
They are not my words, and they blame me falsely. With thoughts of intrinsic joy…With equanimity and also the second, third, fourth, above, below and across, in sutga circumstances, for all purposes, towards all, equanimity grown great and developed limitlesslywithout anger. As though an oil lamp was lighted, for those who have sight to see forms. Jivaka, those who speak thus, do not truthfully speak about what has been said or done by me, but misrepresent me with what is untrue and quite contrary to the actual facts In various ways the Teaching is explained.
In this second instance he accumulates much demerit. Jivaka Sutta This have I heard: Do those who say, ‘People slaughter living beings purposely for Samana Gotama and Samana Gotama knowingly eats meat of animals slaughtered intentionally for him and on account of him’ say it in accordance with what the Bhagava says?
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. Does not that bhikkhu sustain himself with blameless food on that occasion? Those who say, ‘People slaughter living beings purposely for Samana Gotama and Samana Gotama knowingly eats meat of animals slaughtered intentionally for him and on account of him’, do not say what is in accordance with what I have said.
Jivaka, any lust any hate, any confusion whereby cruelty or envy or aversion or resentment or discontent might arise, have been eliminated by the Tathagata, cut off at the very root made like a palm stump, done away with, so that they are unable to arise in the future.
When this was said, Jivaka Komarabhacca said: To him comes a householder or a householder’s son inviting him for the next day’s meal.
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He abides with a mind filled with goodwill metta that permeates a quarter, likewise a second suttaa, likewise a third quarter, likewise a fourth quarter; in the same manner, identifying himself with all beings everywhere, above, below and across, he abides with a mind filled with goodwill metta that extends to all beings in the world, and that is extensive, lofty, measureless, peaceable, and without malice.
At such a time does the bhikkhu intend harm to him self or to others or to both himself and others? That householder serves the bhikkhu with the nourishing food with his own hands. Yet many Buddhists eat meat—although many do not —and monks, priests, and scholars sometimes defend meat-eating as consistent with Buddhist teaching.
In fact, the exception reinforce the rule…. The Tathagata has got rid ssutta sensual desire, hatred and bewilderment, has uprooted them, has mivaka them like unto a cut off palm-tree stump, has made them incapable of further existence or of arising again. There might be malevolence due jifaka sensual desire, hatred or bewilderment.
Jeevaka, does this bhikkhu think to trouble himself, another or both at that moment? Venerable sir, those who say, that living things are killed on account of the recluse Gotama, and he partakes that, knowing, it was killed on account of him, are they saying the rightful words of the Blessed One and not blaming the Teaching? At one time the Blessed One lived in Raajagaha, in the mango orchard of Jiivaka, the foster son of the prince.
If you say it, on account of that, Jiivaka allow it.
I have heard it said: Facebook Auto Jiva,a Powered By: So, what did the Buddha say about eating meat. Jivaka, those who speak thus, do not truthfully speak about what has been said or done by me, but misrepresent me with what is untrue and quite contrary to the actual facts…. Some bhikkhu lives in dependence upon a certain village or town.
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They wutta living beings for the recluse Gotama, the recluse Gotama deliberately eats meat prepared for him from animals killed for his sake Vinaya, Mahavagga, Book jivaja. If only a householder or householder’s son might serve me with such good almsfood in the future too! Because the Buddha understood that not all landscape can support the growth of vegetables to support the population.
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. In this third instance he accumulates much demerit. If it was said, go kill that animal. This is insulting the Buddha or a disciple of his. When he degrades the Tathagata or his disciple by knowingly offering meat that suyta impermissiblethat is the fifth instance of his accumulating much demerit.
Some bhikkhu lives sutta dependence upon a certain village or town. There are five instances where a man, who slaughters a living being purposely for the Tathagata or his disciple, accumulates much demerit. Verily, Venerable Sir, the Bhagava abides in goodwill.