Re: Ahimsa,Agharta


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Posted by malaybarua (203.197.195.24) on August 06, 2000 at 17:49:58:

In Reply to: Ahimsa,Agharta posted by Dharmapada/Dean De Lucia on August 05, 2000 at 06:31:06:

: Dear Buddhist Village,
: August 4, 2000

: Thank you for your inspiring and informative site on Buddhism. I have become curious to explore the tenets of Buddhism a bit more because of my curiosity in the hollow Earth Theory and the Buddhist statements with reference to the hollow Earth cities of Shangri La, Shamballa and Agharta.

: One thing that I have noted is that even though Ahimsa, i.e, vegetarianism, is a basic tenent of Buddhism, Buddhists in Asia do not practice it. I hope that this is not the case among Buddhists in other parts of the world.

: Anyway, thanks again for making the site available.

: You have been visited by:

: Dharmapada Dasa of Seven Days North of Tibet.

: http://skyboom.com/hollowearthpuranas/index5.html

Dear freind
You are mistaken, AHIMSA does not relate to VEGETARIANISM. Ahimsa is a State of mind.Vegetarianism is a food habit. You can not impose any ban on any ones food habit. People lives near River/Sea Side are bound to eat fish, and people lives in high altitude area also tent to become a meat eater. Buddha belives in middle path. No extrim physical suffering,or nor to live in unwanted luxury. You can attain suprime happyness in NIRVANA slowly and gradualy.
Bhuddha himself was a non vegetarian.
No matter what you eat,But it matters much if your action and deed huts others.So no killing if you want to speed-up your journey towards NIRVANA

Thanks

A brother in Dharma.
malay barua



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