TITLE

The Roots of Vegetarianism

AUTHOR(S)
Barrett, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Yoga Journal;Jul/Aug2003, Issue 175, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the history of vegetarianism in India. Beginnings of vegetarianism in the Vedic period; Sacred texts that link the idea of rebirth and vegetarianism; Dietary guidelines in the Laws of Manu and the Bhagavad Gita; Condemnation of recreation meat eating; Indian sages who strengthened the case for vegetarianism.
ACCESSION #
9970869

 

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