JIVAKA SUTTA PDF
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.
If what you said referred to that, then I agree with you. When killing if that animal feels displeased and unpleasantin this fourth instance he accumulates, much demerit.
Jivaka Sutta – An Animal Slaughtered For you
I declare there are three circumstances in which meat can be eaten: He does not think like that. Jiaka 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. We cannot claim innocence by delegating our dirty work to someone else and hiding behind the mask of anonymity.
Bhikkhus nourish themselves only with blameless food. 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?
I witness it in the Blessed One. When a householder gives the order, ‘Go! Then the householder or the householder’s son serves him with excellent alms-food.
Majjhima Nikaya 55
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? If it is said on account of that, Suttq allow it.
The most important of these is a story in the 5. Meat that is impermissible: If there were no such rule, there would be no need for the exception. 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. But the bhikkhu does not think thus: Brahma dwells in friendliness. Venerable sir, the Blessed One is my visible witness to that; for the Blessed One indeed also dwells in such infinite friendliness The Tathagata sutga got rid of sensual desire, hatred and bewilderment, has uprooted them, has rendered them like unto a cut off palm-tree stump, has made them incapable of further existence or of arising again.
The exception presumes the rule.
Are Buddhist vegetarian? What did BUDDHA say about eating meat.
According to the Pali Tipitaka, the Buddha did not put a ban on the eating of meat. In this second instance he accumulates much demerit.
Please consider this Jivaka: Then a jivala or a householder’s son comes to him and invites him for the next day’s meal. As though the path was told to someone who had lost his way. To him comes a householder or a householder’s son inviting him for the next day’s meal Jivaka! Moreover, Buddhism explicitly includes animals in its moral universe.
If anyone slaughters a living being for sake of the Tathagata or any of his disciples, eutta thereby creates much demerit in these five instances: Go and fetch that living sentient being this is the first instance in which he lays up much demerit. Some bhikkhu lives in dependence upon a certain village or town. Please consider this Jivaka: If it was said, go kill that animal.
The Tathagata has got rid of sensual desire, hatred and bewilderment, has uprooted them and has rendered them like unto a cut off, palm-tree stump, has made them incapable of further existence dutta of rising again.
Bhikkhus nourish themselves only with permissible food. At such a time does not that bhikkhu nourish himself with blameless nourishment?
In this first instance he accumulates much demerit. In various ways the Teaching is explained.