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What the Buddha said about eating meat by Lao Long

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VINAYA

Since the very beginning of Buddhism over 2500 years ago, Buddhist monks and nuns have depended on almsfood. They were, and still are, prohibited from growing their own food, storing their own provisions or cooking their own meals.

Instead, every morning they would make their day's meal out of whatever was freely given to them by lay supporters. Whether it was rich food or coarse food, delicious or awful tasting it was to be accepted with gratitude and eaten regarding it as medicine.

The Buddha laid down several…

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Yoga by Jim Down

Yoga

Etymological Yoga means union, since the goal of the Yoga is the union of the conscience with the Absolute principle. Yoga has been born like an empirical science, in where certain people have tried to drill the mysteries of the mind, the intellect, the emotions, the suffering and the life. These people have been truely living laboratories that have been ventured in deep waters of the Being.

Yoga has been born not of the speculation, but of thousands of years of experiences that have been talked back by many yogis throughout history. Yoga has its own methods…

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