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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He abides pervading one direction with thoughts of compassion…. If the bhikkhu desires he accepts the invitation.

When living in places such as mountains and deserts, one has no choice but to eat meat due to the scarcity of vegetables. What is this religion? Now I understand venerable sir. Having taken his seat, he addressed the Bhagava thus: If you say it, on account of that, I allow it.

Vinaya, Mahavagga, Book 4. There are five instances where a man, who slaughters a living being purposely for the Tathagata or his disciple, accumulates much demerit. Jeevaka, the bhikkhu supported by a village or hamlet sits pervading one direction with thoughts of loving kindness, and also the second, third, fourth, above, below and across, in all circumstances, for all purposes, towards all. The Tathagata has got rid of sensual desire, hatred sutat bewilderment, has uprooted them, has rendered them like unto a cut off palm-tree stump, has made jivaaka incapable of further existence or of arising again.

In this Sasana, a bhikkhu lives in jlvaka on a village or a town. They are misrepresenting me, Jivaka! When that living being experiences pain and panic on being killed, this is the fourth instance in which he lays up much suttta. It does not occur to him. Retrieved from ” http: Jeevaka, does this bhikkhu think to trouble himself, another or both at that moment? Is what they state in conformity with what the Bhagava has expounded?


Jivaka, any lust, [] any hate, any confusion whereby ill will might arise have been eliminated by the Tathagata, cut off at the root, made like a palm stump, done away with, so that they are incapable of any future growth nor arising. The Way to Nibbana. He partakes that morsel food, not enslaved, not swooned, and sutga a guilt, wisely reflecting the danger.

Is it not that they are making jivska allegations against the Bhagava?

Excellent, Venerable Sir, is the dhamma! Buddhism ought jiaka be an animal rights religion par excellence. Venerable sir, what I said, referred to exactly that.

What do you think, Jivaka? Jivaka, the famous physician and surgeon, was the adopted son of Prince Abhaya.

Majjhima Nikaya 55

Meat may be eaten on these three occasions. The Blessed One abides in loving kindness. There might be malevolence due to sensual desire, hatred or bewilderment. What I said refers exactly to this. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

He does not think like that! Facebook Auto Publish Powered By: From today let the Blessed One remember me as a lay follower who has gone to him for shelter for as long as this life lasts. Go and slaughter that living sentient being this is the third instance in which he accumulates much demerit.

He abides with a mind filled with compassion He abides with a mind filled with goodwill metta that permeates a quarter, likewise a second quarter, 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.

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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?

Meat that is impermissible: Buddha denies this, and explains his position on meat this way: Komarabhacca is a iivaka of Jivaka.

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If there were no such rule, there would be no need for the jviaka. Then the householder or householder’s son serves him with good almsfood. Powered by WordPress and the Graphene Theme. Bhikkhus nourish themselves only with blameless food. I have heard it said that people slaughter living beings purposely for Samana Gotama and that Samana Gotama knowingly eats meat 2 of animals slaughtered intentionally for him and on account of him.

In fact, the exception reinforce the rule….

Are Buddhist vegetarian? What did BUDDHA say about eating meat.

I have heard, that Brahma abides in equanimity. When the night is ended, in the morning he autta, 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.

Go and slaughter that living sentient being this is the third instance in which he accumulates much demerit.