Today, vegetarianism still continues to be a controversial topic. People all over the world have started to adopt a vegetarian diet for various reasons. These include health, religious convictions, concerns about animal welfare or the use of antibiotics and hormones in livestock; or a desire to eat in a way that avoids excessive use of environmental resources
So, what is the main reason? And do we have to go vegan to be a Buddhist?
Let’s find out about it through a small talk by Thay Thich Truc Thai Minh on the view of Buddhism towards the real meaning of being a vegetarian!