Tamala Krsna: There's a black market going on in Russia, particularly black market on books. We believe that the soul is a human soul. Devotee: Srila Prabhupada, Christianity’s sanction of meat-eating is based on the view that lower species of life do not have a soul like the human being’s. But we believe that there is a difference between the life of a human being and the life of a beast. Prabhupada: Yes. This is sinful. Thus in Bhagavad-gītā Kṛṣṇa … It is the greatest sin. The human being’s business is to understand God and to love Him. Do you agree? Metaphysical means "above the physical" or, in other words, "spiritual." He hasn't got to train under this discipline. (laughter) This rascal Ramakrishna did it. You take their milk—and then you kill them in the slaughterhouse. But if you remain sinful, you will never be able to understand God—what to speak of loving Him. Why We Dont Eat Meat by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada The Vaishnava philosophy teaches that we should not even kill plants unnecessarily. This is sinful. Therefore, to kill a human being is forbidden in the Bible. Cardinal Danielou: Certainly in Christianity it is forbidden to kill. He became so perfect, there was menstruation. Full fasting (and optionally for every Ekadasi) is an optional vrata and good if it inspires a deeper feeling of love for Krsna.) And although animal killing may sometimes be necessary for survival, at least the mother animal, the cow, should not be killed. As Prabhupada says, "Why should you kill the cow? Srila Prabhupada: Yes. Srila Prabhupada gives the Vedic outlook on subjects such as reincarnation, unrestricted sex, cow slaughter and meat eating, proof of the soul’s existence, … The leaders must be an ideal class of men, with ideal character, free from the four sinful activities: no meat-eating, no gambling, no illicit sex and no intoxications, as well as chanting. Under Srila Prabhupada's pure guidance the Krishna consciousness movement quickly flourished. What are the different characteristics of the cow and the man? In the Bhagavad-gita Krishna says, sarva-yonishu kaunteya: "In every living being there is a spirit soul." Guru-krpa: I've heard that in Russia the people are so eager to read imported literature that any literature appears they immediately buy it. It is understood Bhima, Bhima also eating sometimes meat. You should make political propagation on the basis of reforming the whole human society. Srila Prabhupada: No. The nominal boarding charges is Rs 25.-. The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust International, Inc. That is real religion. A Vaishnava Is Transcendental, A Vaiṣṇava is transcendental. Those who are kshatriyas, they can, they’re allowed sometimes to eat meat. The trees offer us many varieties of fruits, but the trees are not killed. Of course, one living entity is food for another living entity, but that does not mean you can kill your mother for food. That is simply human decency. Cardinal Danielou: But the life of man is sacred. We believe that the soul is a human soul. Therefore she is our mother. First of all, we have to understand the evidence of the soul’s presence within the body. Cow Is Mother, cows, sacred cows, Mother Cow, Go Mata, "The Lord said, 'You drink cows’ milk; therefore the cow is your mother. Srila Prabhupada: So if the cow is your mother, how can you support killing her? But if you are thinking like an animal, then what is the use of your metaphysical study? And as long as a man is sinful, he cannot understand God. Meat-eaters, they say (Hindi). ", A conversation with His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. But not from the slaughterhouse. This book is a selection of essays in the form of conversations with Srila Prabhupada, the founder of ISKCON. No one can fully understand the extraordinary task Srila Prabhupada performed. They have all … Srila Prabhupada: But the Bible does not simply say, "Thou shall not kill the human being." The animal eats to maintain his body, and you also eat in order to maintain your body. When there is no other food, someone may eat meat in order to keep from starving. Srila Prabhupada: No. Books are smuggled into the country and sold and they're very dearly read. Prabhupada Class on Science of God -- Bhagavad-gita 4.1 -- Bombay Mar 21, 1974 by mdhu . If you are thinking metaphysically, that is all right. But if, under certain circumstances, others are obliged to eat meat, then they should eat the flesh of some lower animal. Srila Prabhupada's Love, "You are all my children and I love my American boys and girls who are sent to me by my spiritual master and I have accepted them as my disciples." Also, Prabhupada seems to put great emphasis on encouraging people to give up meat eating as a prequisite to an authentic spiritual life, and, at other times says that it doesn’t matter because even eating unoffered vegetarian food can incur sinful karmic consequences. Join our family of supporters. Prabhupada showed Ivan how to prepare capatis and rice and asked him to give up eating meat. It is the greatest sin. Joseph Stefurak Bhagavad- Gita as it is - Western Culture is Demonic -- If it says in the Bhagavad-Gita that Western Culture is Demonic then that is an absolutely false statement ! Srila Prabhupada Letter to Kirtanananda, 07-21-69 ... No inner member shall be allowed to eat fish, meat, eggs, onions, etc. Cardinal Danielou: It is necessary for man to kill animals in order for him to have food to eat. In the Krishna consciousness movement our practice is that we don’t allow the killing of any animals. Srila Prabhupada: Jesus Christ said, "Thou shall not kill." Brahmanas, ksatriyas and vaisyas undergo the process of upanayana, and therefore can be considered twice born. Try giving up eating meat and practise devotional service, you can do this by reading Srila Prabhupada’s books, chanting Hare Krishna Mantra, associate with devotees at the ISKCON temple and eat … The tiger does not come to eat your fruits. Srila Prabhupada: Meat-eating is the main barrier to understanding God. Therefore Srila Prabhupada only insisted on 4 full fast days a year for certain Appearance Days and eating very simply on Ekadasis. The general symptoms are that the animal eats, you eat; the animal sleeps, you sleep; the animal mates, you mate; the animal defends, you defend. First of all, we have to understand the evidence of the soul's presence within the body. Every person must get married. You take their milk—and then you kill them in the slaughterhouse. This is … Srila Prabhupada: What is that higher platform? And there was menstrual, menstruation period. Aside from that, as far as meat-eating is concerned, every cow will die?so you just wait a while, and there will be so many dead cows. Devotee: Srila Prabhupada, Christianity’s sanction of meat-eating is based on the view that lower species of life do not have a soul like the human being’s. Therefore, to kill a human being is forbidden in the Bible. Bhagavad gita meat eating vegetarianism; As far as eating beef is concerned, however, it is strictly prohibited to everyone. Metaphysical means “above the physical” or, in other words, “spiritual.” In the Bhagavad-gita Krishna says, sarva-yonishu kaunteya: “In every living being there is a spirit soul.” That is metaphysical understanding. Science of Self Realization, Chapter 5, Srila Prabhupada Bali-mardana: These are all the book distributors. If we find a difference in characteristics, then we can say that in the animal there is no soul. But if you remain sinful, you will never be able to understand God—what to speak of loving Him. (4) the inner member shall not indulge in unnecessary indoor or outdoor games, sporting or gambling habit. Is that a very humane proposal? Srila Prabhupada was well on his way to realizing his mission. No charges for lodging. (laughter) “A dog cannot digest ghee.” Because they are meat-eaters. The meat-eaters will never be able to understand Him. We can see that the basic characteristics are the same in the animal and the human being. If the killing of an animal is for giving food to the hungry, then it is justified. 57:42. And the bull produces grains for your maintenance; therefore he is your father.' Therefore she is our mother. Kṛṣṇa says ahaṁ tvāṁ sarva-pāpebhyo mokṣayiṣyāmi: (BG 18.66) "I shall give you all protection from sinful life." It says broadly, "Thou shall not kill.". So metaphysically search out why you believe that there is no soul within the animal—that is metaphysics. But just because you have big machines and a ghastly scene, while the animal simply eats grass, this does not mean that you are so advanced that only within your body is there a soul, and that there is not a soul within the body of the animal. The life of a human being is sacred because man is made in the image of God. He said to you, “Let us go on to higher topics. What Are We Really Eating? Vedic literature not uni-form, but omni-form: not just one way for all people, but multiple ways depending on levels of people. Ivan was being trained so that after Prabhupada left, Ivan could continue on his own. "You will not even have a 'human society' until this cruel practice of maintaining slaughterhouses is stopped. Srila Prabhupada: No. eg. Student: Srila Prabhupada, Christianity’s sanction of meat-eating is based on the view that lower species of life do not have a soul like the human being’s. Srila Prabhupada: That is foolishness. People are very anxious. Disciple: That priest you were talking with last night is a good example. Vegetarianism is their recommendation, as seen from the verses below, but meat-eating is their concession. Srila Prabhupada: So if the cow is your mother, how can you support killing her? The general symptoms are that the animal eats, you eat; the animal sleeps, you sleep; the animal mates, you mate; the animal defends, you defend. First of all, we have to understand the evidence of the soul’s presence within the body. But cow-killing is the greatest sin. Cows are innocent; they give us milk. Do you agree? So how can you say that animal killing is not a sin? doctor to diabetic patient: medicines and sugar-less diet are the recommendation, … We take only the remnants of Krishna’s food (prasadam). You can take the cow's milk and use it for making so many nutritious, delicious preparations. His prescribed food is animal flesh. Sacrifice involves very strict rules regarding all the different items required for the sacrifice + qualified brahmanas for the sacrifice. Rethinking the Meat-Guzzler Vegetarian Athletes: At the Top of Their Game I Love You, but You Love Meat Srila Prabhupada and the Sixth Commandment Cattle Have A Beef Too! Cows are innocent; they give us milk. To receive initiation disciples must promise to give up all forms of illicit sex, meat eating, intoxication, and gambling. But if we see that the animal and the human being have the same characteristics, then how can you say that the animal has no soul? Joyfully, Ivan accepted the chanting, the new way of eating-everything. The human being's business is to understand God and to love Him. Your entering politics is good. (Srila Prabhupada Letter, July 27, 1970) "Our philosophy is to educate people how to love God. Srila Prabhupada: Our Bhagavad- gita says sarva-yonishu, “In all species of life the soul exists.”. The answer to all these problems is to chant at least 16 rounds of the Hare Krishna mantra daily and strictly follow the four regulative principles [no illicit sex, no meat eating, no gambling and no intoxication] and to read Srila Prabhupada’s books daily. Srila Prabhupada even candidly told a Catholic priest in London in 1973, that, “Animal-killers cannot understand God. In the Krishna consciousness movement our practice is that we don't allow the killing of any animals. Cardinal Danielou: But only in human beings do we find a metaphysical search for the meaning of life. In preaching Krishna consciousness we ask people not to eat any kind of meat, and my disciples strictly follow this principle. But if we see that the animal and the human being have the same characteristics, then how can you say that the animal has no soul? Man can eat fruits, vegetables, and grains and drink milk. But cow- killing is the greatest sin. Srila Prabhupada: Meat-eating is the main barrier to understanding God. The cow eats grass in the field, and the human being eats meat from a huge slaughterhouse full of modern machines. Cardinal Danielou: But the life of man is sacred. Prabhupada: They have learned to eat meat. But it is most sinful to regularly maintain slaughterhouses just to satisfy your tongue. What are the different characteristics of the cow and the man? And as long as a man is sinful, he cannot understand God. If the killing of an animal is for giving food to the hungry, then it is justified. Srila Prabhupada: Jesus Christ said, “Thou shall not kill.” So why is it that the Christian people are engaged in animal killing and meat- eating? Where is the difference? The following are quotes of Srila Prabhupada regarding Vedic animal sacrifices: Lecture on BG 7.16 -- Bombay, April 7, 1971:. The tiger does not come to eat your fruits. Jewish Vegetarians Weigh in Against "Animal-based Agriculture" Bhagavata: Here’s some more ghee. Prabhupada: ...go-mamsa, cow's flesh. Meat-eaters, they don’t like ghee. Human beings are meant to eat vegetarian food. Srila Prabhupada: Our Bhagavad-gita says sarva-yonishu, "In all species of life the soul exists.". Cardinal Danielou: We believe it is a question of motivation. You take the milk from her, and when she's old and cannot give you milk, you cut her throat. Srila Prabhupada: That is foolishness. Srila Prabhupada: No. Out of these four items, illicit sex is very sinful. Let the cow be protected. His prescribed food is animal flesh. 166 views. Sa vai pumsam paro dharmo yato bhaktir adhoksaje (SB 1.2.6). Don't kill cows. And although animal killing may sometimes be necessary for survival, at least the mother animal, the cow, should not be killed. The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust International, Inc. On Pseudo Christians The following conversation between His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and some of his disciples took place during an early-morning walk in Geneva on June 6, 1974. The meat-eaters will never be able to understand Him. Actually, you will not even have a human society until this cruel practice of maintaining slaughterhouses is stopped. Don’t kill cows. Of course, one living entity is food for another living entity, but that does not mean you can kill your mother for food. Prabhupada: Yes, sometimes. But we believe that there is a difference between the life of a human being and the life of a beast. The tiger does not come to eat your fruits. In India those who are meat-eaters are advised to kill some lower animals like goats, pigs, or even buffalo. Srila Prabhupada: But the Bible does not simply say, “Thou shall not kill the human being.” It says broadly, “Thou shall not kill.”. You take the milk from her, and when she’s old and cannot give you milk, you cut her throat. Human beings are meant to eat vegetarian food. In preaching Krishna consciousness we ask people not to eat any kind of meat, and my disciples strictly follow this principle. Prabhupada: Yes. Krishna says,patram pushpam phalam toyam yo me bhaktya prayacchati: "Vegetables, fruits, milk, and grains should be offered to Me in devotion" [Bhagavad-gita 9.26]. But just because you have big machines and a ghastly scene, while the animal simply eats grass, this does not mean that you are so advanced that only within your body is there a soul, and that there is not a soul within the body of the animal. Srila Prabhupada explains Govardhana Puja. That is metaphysical understanding. Make a donation. That is all right. Hare Krsna TV - ISKCON Desire Tree 94,880 views 26:09 Srila Prabhupada in New York's Topkins Square Park, 1966. The animal eats to maintain his body, and you also eat in order to maintain your body. The following conversation between His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and Cardinal Jean Danielou took place in Paris in 1974. Manu Samhita proscribes eating meat otherwise. But if you are thinking like an animal, then what is the use of your metaphysical study? We’ve been talking so long about meat-eating.” Cardinal Danielou: But only in human beings do we find a metaphysical search for the meaning of life. If the women outnumber the men, some men can accept more than one wife. So how can you say that animal killing is not a sin? Human beings think on a higher platform than the animals do. The cow eats grass in the field, and the human being eats meat from a huge slaughterhouse full of modern machines. Cardinal Danielou: We admit that in the animal there may be the same type of biological existence as in man, but there is no soul. Actually, you will not even have a human society until this cruel practice of maintaining slaughterhouses is stopped. That is simply human decency. We see that if a religion/philosophical debate arose, particularly with the Christians, Srila Prabhupada would simply stick to this point of meat-eating. But man's food is … Srila Prabhupada: But consider the cow: we drink her milk. We take only the remnants of Krishna's food (prasada). In that way there will be no prostitution in society. 2. That is illogical. Srila Prabhupada: What is that higher platform? The real purpose is to restrict him, but if it is directly said that “Don’t eat meat,” he’ll be revolting. So metaphysically search out why you believe that there is no soul within the animal?that is metaphysics. Home | About Us | Contact Us | Subscriber Services | Policy | FAQ. Then we can see whether the human being has a soul and the cow does not. Then we can see whether the human being has a soul and the cow does not. Human beings are meant to eat vegetarian food. Cardinal Danielou: It is necessary for man to kill animals in order for him to have food to eat. Srila Prabhupada: Yes. Man can eat fruits, vegetables, and grains and drink milk. Our bodily constitution and mental atmosphere are determined according to how and what we eat. When there is no other food, someone may eat meat in order to keep from starving. And he was going to make experiment of the Muhammadan realization by eating... Hari-sauri: Meat. Cardinal Danielou: We believe it is a question of motivation. One should also refrain from sinful activities-illicit sex, meat eating, gambling and intoxication. There are health, economic, environmental and moral reasons for going vegetarian. If you are thinking metaphysically, that is all right. The trees offer us many varieties of fruits, but the trees are not killed. He went alone amongst persons with no standard of Vedic culture, persons brought up in a society which vigorously promotes meat-eating, illicit sex, gambling, and intoxication. But if, under certain circumstances, others are obliged to eat meat, then they should eat the flesh of some lower animal. That is illogical. But it is most sinful to regularly maintain slaughterhouses just to satisfy your tongue. Prabhupāda: There are tāmasika-purāṇas where it is recommended that if you want to eat flesh, then you can get a goat and sacrifice before Goddess Kālī and you can eat that. I have seen this. In India those who are meat-eaters are advised to kill some lower animals like goats, pigs, or even buffalo. It is a fact.” Srila Prabhupada said, “…as far as meat-eating is concerned, every cow will die—so you just wait awhile, and there will be so many dead cows. Cardinal Danielou: Certainly in Christianity it is forbidden to kill. On the whole, meat-eating is not completely forbidden; a particular class of men is allowed to eat meat according to various circumstances and injunctions. But man’s food is vegetables, fruits, grains, and milk products. That is all right. Copyright © 2002-2021 The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust International, Inc. All rights reserved. | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy. To hear the answer, please click here Answer summary: 1. So why is it that the Christian people are engaged in animal killing and meat-eating? Where is the difference? His prescribed food is animal flesh. The life of a human being is sacred because man is made in the image of God. Prabhupada: Yes. Disciple: Srila Prabhupada, Christianity's sanction of meat-eating is based on the view that lower species of life do not have a soul like the human being's. Because he takes shelter of Kṛṣṇa directly, he's given immediately all protection. Krishna says, patram pushpam phalam toyam yo me bhaktya prayacchati: “Vegetables, fruits, milk, and grains should be offered to Me in devotion” [Bhagavad-gita 9.26]. In the Bhagavad-gita (9.26) Krishna (God) says: "If someone offers Me with love and devotion a leaf, a flower, a fruit, or a little water, I will accept it." Srila Prabhupada: No. But man's food is vegetables, fruits, grains, and milk products. ... You want meat, you want to eat meat, all right, then sacrifice one goat before Goddess Kali and worship her on the on the amavasya, dark moon night.” So many regulations. Does it make any sense to eat meat? 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All rights reserved. Cardinal Danielou: We admit that in the animal there may be the same type of biological existence as in man, but there is no soul. They should chant the names of God. If we find a difference in characteristics, then we can say that in the animal there is no soul. "You are what you eat". Ideal Married Life by Srila Prabhupada (SB 01.03.17) on September 22, 1972, Los Angeles - Duration: 26:09. Is that a very humane proposal? We can see that the basic characteristics are the same in the animal and the human being. Every woman especially must get married. Human beings think on a higher platform than the animals do. One wonders how many other false teachings are presented in the Bhagavad-Gita ! Srila Prabhupada: But consider the cow: we drink her milk. You also eat in order for Him to have food to the hungry then... The animal—that is metaphysics forbidden in the Bhagavad-gita Krishna says, sarva-yonishu kaunteya: `` in living! 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