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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Fetch that living being! Go and slaughter jivak living sentient being this is the third instance in which he accumulates much demerit. 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.
In this second instance he accumulates much demerit. Venerable sir, the Blessed One is my visible witness to that; for the Blessed One indeed also dwells in such jivama friendliness They are misrepresenting me, Jivaka!
There might be vexation, displeasure and anger due to sensual desire, hatred or bewilderment. That householder serves the bhikkhu with the jivaaka food with his own hands. As though the path was told to someone who had lost his way. What is this religion? Retrieved from ” http: Sutfa, Venerable Sir, is jivama dhamma!
They slaughter living beings for the recluse Gotama, the recluse Gotama deliberately eats meat prepared for him from animals killed for his sake Go and fetch that living sentient being this is the first instance in which he lays up much demerit. If there were no such rule, there would be no need for the exception. With thoughts of intrinsic joy…With equanimity and also the second, third, fourth, above, below and across, in all circumstances, for all purposes, towards all, equanimity grown great and developed limitlesslywithout anger.
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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 suta accordance with what the Bhagava says? There might ijvaka malevolence due to sensual desire, hatred or bewilderment. If the bhikkhu desires he accepts and at the end of that night, putting on robes and taking bowl and robes, approaches the house of that householder or the son of the householder and sits on the prepared seat.
Thus have I heard: 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:.
Majjhima Nikaya 55
I write human rights and animal rights performance poetry. At such a time does the bhikkhu intend harm to him self or to others or to both himself and others? Bhikkhus nourish themselves only with permissible food. At one time the Blessed One lived in Raajagaha, in the mango orchard of Jiivaka, the foster son of the prince.
Jivaka, I say there are three occasions in which meat should not be eaten; when it is seen, heard or suspected that the living being has been killed for sake of a bhikkhu. May I be remembered as one who has taken refuge from today until life lasts. This is insulting the Buddha or a disciple of his. He does not think like that!
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.
Komarabhacca is a cognomen of Jivaka. Anyone who slaughters a living being creates future disadvantage. I declare there are three circumstances in which meat can be eaten: How good that this lay householder or householder’s son serves me with good almsfood! In this fifth instance he accumulates much demerit. 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?
Jivaka was already a lay Sotapanna Stream-Enterer before hearing this discourse. When that living being experiences pain and distress on being slaughtered, this is the fourth instance of his accumulating much demerit.
Jivaka Sutta – An Animal Slaughtered For you
The Seduction of an Innocent I am a vegan, Buddhist, and an animal rights activist. He does not think like that. Is it not that they are making false allegations against the Bhagava? At such a time does that bhikkhu intend harm to himself or to others or to both himself and others?
Jivaka, if what you said refers to this 4I accept what you say.
This householder should offer me nourishing jivaak in the future too. Please consider this Jivaka: I have heard it said: The Tathagata has got rid of sensual desire, hatred dutta bewilderment, has uprooted them and has rendered them like unto a cut off, palm-tree stump, has made them incapable of further existence or of rising again.
Now I understand this, venerable sir: Will there not be legitimate cause for censure, however little, in what the Bhagava allegedly says and in the repetition of it by other people?
Facebook Auto Publish Powered By: 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. Brahma dwells in friendliness.
Anyone who slaughters a living being for sake of the Tathagata or any of his disciples creates future disadvantage on these five occasions When that living being experiences pain and panic on being killed, this is the fourth instance in which he lays up much demerit. Then the householder or the householder’s son serves him with excellent alms-food.
If only a householder or householder’s son might serve me with such good almsfood in the future too!