Why be Vegetarian?

Why be Vegetarian?

Here is one topic that is always a hot button subject for many Sikhs. Typically most Sikhs refrain from eating meat, however there are many mixed opinions and practices. In this video Guruka Singh answers a SikhNet user’s question about this topic and hopefully gives you some new things to think about. 

Are Sikhs allowed to eat meat? Beef ? What are the benefits of being Vegetarian? (Excerpt from Q&A with youth) [Audio:http://www.mrsikhnet.com/mp3player/educational/siri%20singh%20sahib/singapore%20q-a%20with%20youth/eating%20meet%20and%20being%20vegetarian.mp3]

8 Responses to “Why be Vegetarian?”

  1. manpreet singh says:

    sat sri akaal,
    Is it most importent topic or subect that what you eat or why you eat? or whats more importent KAAM, KRODG,LOBH,MOH,AHUNKAR….
    I have seen people with more anger and kaam who are pure vegeterien and i have seen people eating meat but they kalm and good.
    the other thing bothers me that if you buy a product from super market andyou find egg in it? what should you do? mail me at [email protected]

    • Prabhleen Singh says:

      Well by that mean you should eat it… but your first preference is to avoid that stuff if you know that it is with a thing that is certainly related like your body. At the same time i would recommend you to eat that if you have nothing to eat at that moment of time…

      Siri Singh Sahib ji in his punjabi audio said that you could easily put a knife on an animal and eat it with much joy… just try to do it(with knife) with yourself.

      • Prabhleen says:

        Well i could just recommend you these too aricles which made me a vegetarian.. http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/SGGS_on_Meat http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Veg

        And just think about this shabad..

        ਜੀਅ ਬਧਹੁ ਸੁ ਧਰਮੁ ਕਰਿ ਥਾਪਹੁ ਅਧਰਮੁ ਕਹਹੁ ਕਤ ਭਾਈ ॥
        ਆਪਸ ਕਉ ਮੁਨਿਵਰ ਕਰਿ ਥਾਪਹੁ ਕਾ ਕਉ ਕਹਹੁ ਕਸਾਈ ॥੨॥

        You kill living beings, and call it a righteous action.
        Tell me, brother, what would you call an unrighteous action?
        You call yourself the most excellent sage; then who would you call a butcher? ((2))

  2. Sundeep says:

    That was awesome

  3. Harvinder Singh says:

    Converted to a non-meat eating lifestyle for 3 years. Now my belly is filled by the nectar of God!

    Sat Nam.

  4. Baljinder Kaur says:

    lovely said…waheguru ji ka khalsa waheguru ji ki fateh

  5. bajsbs says:

    SGGS teaches us vegetarianism and daya provided we did not find a way to circumvent the orders

  6. Balvinder Singh says:

    I recommend everyone who is reading this to watch Earthlings, its a great documentary, about humanity and our relationship with our fellow 'Earthlings'