Running head: ANALYTICAL PAPER1Analytical paperNameInstitutionCourseTutorDateANALYTICAL PAPER2BUDDHIST AND MEAT EATINGIntroductionThis article is based on Chapter eight of teachings of the Buddhism (Lankavatara Sutra)that encourages bodhisattva to continue refraining from eating meat of any living thing, may it bea dog, horse, fish, bull, man etc. The teachings of the Buddha compels other people seeking tobecome a part of Buddhism to be more compassionate just like the bodhisattva by abandoningtheir greed for meat in order to achieve a supreme enlightenment to reach a highest point ofTathagatahood. There is a sense of responsibility in this writing that beseeches the ultimateleader of the world to prohibit the eating of flesh.The ideals of the Buddhists teachings are guided by compassion and love of puritytowards other living things and the notion that there is a possibility that a loved one may havetaken the form of a beast in the afterlife. Vegetarianism is a good example for all people whopractice Buddhaism (Khare, 1992). It would not be an act of compassion if a bodhisattva whoaims to practice Buddha truths to yearn to feed on flesh of another l ...
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