CTTB Vegetarian Food

Prepared with a heart that cherishes life...

No meat, fish, or fowl...

No eggs or pungent plants...

When there is food to eat,
I vow that living beings
Will take Dhyana bliss as food,
And be filled with the joy of Dharma

                                --Avatamsaka Sutra

If we want there to be peace in the world, we all have to stop killing and stop eating meat. Not killing is true peace...No matter what our religion is, if we can all be vegetarian, there will be peace in the world…

                                                    --Tripitaka Master Hsuan Hua

Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances of survival for life on earth as much as the evolution of a vegetarian diet.

                                                            --Albert Einstein

I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals

                                                       --Henry David Thoreau

…Earth is generous with her provision,
And her sustenance is very kind;
She offers for your tables,
Food that requires no bloodshed and no slaughter


I have extended my pacifism to include non-harming of creatures as well as non-harming of human beings. Therefore for many years I have not eaten flesh—not meat, fowl, or fish

                                                               --Peace Pilgrim


When I am given soft food
I vow that living beings
Will be infused with great compassion,
So their minds and intentions are soft and gentle

                                                --Avatamsaka Sutra

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