Seeking a larger debate on the food habits of mythological personalities and ancestors, Udupi district in-charge Minister Pramod Madhwaraj said on Saturday that Valmiki, Rama and Krishna were non-vegetarians. Speaking after inaugurating the Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti celebrations, Mr.
Whereas meat was an important offering for the pastoral Vedic gods, the sedentary Puranic gods were largely vegetarian. It is interesting to note that such a change is not reflected in Shiva's personality. Shiva's meat eating habits become more defined in the early Puranic literature.
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Does Lord Vishnu eat meat?
In Hindu Puranas, Vishnu is a strict vegetarian god, but Shiva eats whatever he is given and the Goddess loves blood. Again this is not a strict rule. For when Vishnu descends as Ram, he hunts deer for food (an idea that many vegetarian Hindus reject rather violently).
Veerabhadra Channamalla Swami of the Nidumamidi Mutt stoked a controversy on Wednesday by claiming that Lord Rama and Seetha used to consume beef. Cow meat was consumed at the time of yagnas too, the pontiff said, adding that there was reference to it in the Valmiki Ramayana also.
Pandavas were Kyastrias and therefore, they are exempted from eating vegetarian food all the time. Matter a fact, in Mahabratha, Duryodhana had hide away at end of the war and it was one of the hunters who given tasks of hunting animals (for food) for Pandavas who spotted Duryodhana and reported to them.
The Brihadaranyaka Upanishad has reference to meat cooked with rice. Also the Ramayana, where during their sojourn in the Dandakaranya forest, Rama, Lakshmana and Sita are said to have relished such rice (with meat and vegetables).
The English as well as the Hindi translations of the Ramayana may leave you confused that whether he ate meat or not, but evidently left it after Sita's kidnap or maybe he never ate meat but he started eating during his exile. There is no evidence to prove that Lord Rama was a non-vegetarian or either vegetarian.
Willing to emote and affect women emotionally: Krishna was effortlessly able to seduce the Gopis because not only did he powerfully trigger their attraction, he was also willing to use their emotions to bend them (willingly) to his will.
Ravana was a non-vegetarian . We get evidence of this from Valmiki Ramayana . When Hanuman was searching for Mata Sita in Ravana's palace he observed a bar in Ravana's house which had me@t of dear , buffalo and wild boar (refer snippet) .
The catechism says explicitly what we all know to be true in our hearts: Causing animals to suffer needlessly is a sin. Since no one has to eat meat, and in fact we'd all be better off without it, then it is a sin to eat meat.
Maharashtrian brahmins who founded RSS may be strictly vegetarian but Maharashtra as a whole is almost entirely meat and fish eating. Bengali and Kashmiri brahmins are nonvegetarian as are coastal brahmin castes like the fish eating Saraswats.
Hindus regard the cow as gentle and inoffensive, much in the same way as most of us view our own pets. While many Hindus do not eat beef and prefer to view the cow as highly regarded, Hindus do not worship the cow as a holy entity. The cow is a gift, rather the milk it has to offer humankind is a gift.
There Karna took oath that he will not touch non-veg and Madira (alcohol) unless and untill he proves his bravery by winning other states around Hastinapuri. Only after his winning streak ended he ate non-veg and started taking alcohol.
He was lean and muscular and could eat anything without any trouble to his body. Like poison. He was given poison multiple times by Duryodhan. But Bhim's stomach would digest the poison like any other fo...
#SwamiVivekananda on vegetarian Vaishnavas: "Instances are found in the Ramayana and the Mahabharata of the drinking of wine and the taking of meat by Rama and Krishna, whom they worship as God! Sita Devi vows meat, rice, and a thousand jars of wine to the river-goddess, Ganga!!"
Scholars have known for centuries that the ancient Indians ate beef. After the fourth century B.C., when the practice of vegetarianism spread throughout India among Buddhists, Jains and Hindus, many Hindus continued to eat beef.