When the Buddha taught us to abstain from taking life, he didn’t make an exception for animals we like to eat. While many Buddhists eat meat, Bob Isaacson of Dharma Voices for Animals argues they shouldn’t.
Andrea Miller interviews vegan chef Jean-Philippe Cyr, also known as The Buddhist Chef, about cultivating compassion for everyone — including animals.
Clair Brown and Pearl McLeod explain how changing your diet can change the world.
Vegetarianism is an increasingly popular lifestyle choice among Buddhists, and it may help save our planet.
Animals feel suffering and want to live—just like us. Why do we withhold our compassion and kill these sentient beings by the billions?
Larung Gar Buddhist Academy is a major center of Buddhist monasticism and study in Tibet. It faces demolition later this month.
Chatral Rinpoche was a famed teacher who lived as a wandering yogi.
Outside of monastic rules, there are no specific Buddhist dietary restrictions. But Buddhism does place a strong emphasis on reducing suffering.
The look in the debate generated by the online community in wake of a Buddhist prisoner asking for a vegetarian diet.
Rod Meade Sperry reflects on the compassion and difficulty of changing your diet to vegan.