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    Vegetarianism (Buddhist View) (Paperback) By (author) Bodhipaksa

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    DescriptionHow does what we eat affect us and our world? Is there a connection between vegetarianism and living a spiritual life? Doesn't HH the Dalai Lama eat meat? A trained vet, respected teacher and happy vegan, Bodhipaksa answers all of these questions and more. Tackling issues such as genetically modified vegetables and modern ways of producing food he dispels widespread myths and reflects upon the diets dominant in the contemporary West. In comparison, he considers the diets of wandering monks in Ancient India and the diet of the Buddha himself. By considering why people eat meat and relating this to Buddhist ethics he explores habits and the possibility of change. He takes a positive view of the benefits of vegetarianism, and shows practically, how to maintain a healthy and balanced vegan or vegetarian lifestyle. This exploration shows how a meat-free life can not only lighten the body but also the soul.


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    Title
    Vegetarianism
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bodhipaksa
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 99
    Width: 122 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 118 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781899579969
    ISBN 10: 1899579966
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    BIC subject category V2: JHBT, JFFZ
    BISAC V2.8: HEA006000
    Ingram Subject Code: RS
    Ingram Theme: RELI/BUDDHI
    Libri: I-RS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24630
    BIC subject category V2: JFCV
    DC22: 294.34
    B&T General Subject: 610
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 53
    BISAC V2.8: PHI028000, REL007020
    BIC subject category V2: HREP
    DC22: 613.262
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 294.3/5693
    LC classification: BQ4570.V43 B63 2009
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    Windhorse Publications
    Imprint name
    Windhorse Publications
    Publication date
    01 January 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Birmingham
    Author Information
    Bodhipaksa is a Buddhist practitioner, writer, and teacher, and is the founder of www.wildmind.org, an online meditation resource. He lives in New Hampshire with his family, and conducts classes at Aryaloka Buddhist Center in Newmarket, New Hampshire. He is the author of the best-selling Wildmind and is currently working on his third book.