The world is composed of many different walks of life and each has it’s own religeous belief system. despite the differeance in practice alot of these books contain some of the same messages in then. We choose to follow what we want, when we choose. Vegitarianism is the practice of refraimng from eating animal flesh.
While in every religious system mentions not eating meat it doesn’t stop the masses from consuming no matter the religious practice. Adopting an vegitarian diet comes with benifits and they are:
- Lower Blood pressure
- Lower cholesterol levels
- reduces type 2 Diabetes
- Prevents stroke conditions
- Reverses atherosclerosis
- Reduces heart disease risk by 50%
- Prevfents many forms of cancer
- Stronger immune system
Vegitarianism In Religion
THE BAHA I FAITH
"Regarding the eating of animal flesh and abstinence there from, know thou of a certainty that, in the begining of creawwwtion, God determined the food of every living being,and to eat contrary to that determintatin is not approved."
-Selections from Baha i Writingd on some aspects of health
... The most important thing is to stop killing... because animals also have souls and understand like humans.... IF WE KILL AND EAT THEM, THEN WE OWE THWM A BLOOD DEBT"
-Teachingd of the saints,
About Keeping the Ten Precepts- Refraim from killing, Section 2
"All men have a mind which cannot bear to see the suffereings of others. The superior man, having seen the animal alive, cannot bear to see them die; having heard their dying cries, HE CANNOT BEART TO EAT THEIR FLESH."
-Mencius, King Hui of Liang, Chapter 4
" Since you ... cannot bring killed animals back to life, you are responsible for killing them. Therefore you are going to hell; there is no way for your deliverance."
-Adi-lila, Chapter 17, verses 159-165
" He who desires to augment his own flesh by eating the flesh of other creatures lives in misery in whatever species he may take his birth."
-Mahabharata, Anu 115.47. FS, pg.90
And whatsoeverman there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that eateth any manner of blood*; I WILL EVEN SET MY FACE AGAINST THAT SOUL THAT EATETH BLOOD*, and will cut him off from among his people.
-Leviticus 17:10, Holy Bible
Do not go into the mountain to catch birds in nets, nor to the water to poison fishes and minnows, Do not. butcher the ox that plows your field.
-Tract of the quiet way
"Those plants, I, Ahura Mazada (GOD), rain down upon the earth, to bring food to the faithful, and fodder to the beneficent cow."
-Avesta, Venidad Fargard 5-20
...ALL MEATS EATEN BY LIVING BEINGS ARE OF THEIR OWN RELATIVES.
-Lankavatara Sutra ( Tripitaka No.671)
Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats: but God shall destroy both it and them. -1st Corinthians 6:13, Holy Bible
"And while the flesh was yet between thier teeth, ere it was chewed, the wrath of the LORD was kindled against the people, and the LORD smote the people with a very great plague."
- Numbers 11:33, Holy Bible
I am come to end the sacrafices and feasts of blood, and if ye cease NOT OFFERING AND EATING OF FLESH AND BLOOD, the wrath of god shall not cease for you.
- The Gospel Of the Holy Twelve
ALLAH WILL NOT GIVE MERCY TO ANYONE, EXCEPT THOSE WHO GIVE MERCY TO OTHER CREATURES. -Prophet Muhammad, Hadith
Do not allow your stomche to become graveyards of animals!
- Prophet Muhammad, Hadith
A true monk should NOT ACCEPT SUCH FOOD AND DRINK as has been especially prepared for him INVOLVING THE SLAUGHTER OF LIVING BEINGS.
Those mortals who consume marijuana, flesh and wine- no matter what pilgrimages, fasts and rituals they follow will got to hell.
The offering to the diesties of meat obtained by killoing animate beings is like offereing a mother the flesh of her own child; and this is a grievous failure.