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Buddham Saranam Gachami

17th July 2009

Ahimsa paramo dharma is the most important teaching of Budhism. During our visit to Dharamsala in Himanchal Pradesh 7 years ago, we had the good fortune of meeting a minister in the Tibet's government in exile. My brother asked him if it was really appropriate for Buddhists to eat meat considering "Ahimsa paramo dharma". He admitted he himself has thought of it but doesn't know why meat is a part of their daily food.

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