Posted on November 19th, 2018 by Laura Roth
- 9 AM Chenrezig sadhana
- 10:00 shamata (tranquility meditation) and tonglen (compassion meditation)
- 11- 12 Lama Zopa teaching “Why Do We Request Teachings?”
- 2:00 Phowa teaching by Lama Zopa (qualified students only)
We have complete freedom to eat meat or not….The reasons to be vegetarian are realistic and sensible, and based on long-term thinking. When we think seriously about the impact that our food practices have on our body, on the environment and on the animals themselves, it is clear that logic supports abstaining from eating meat.
If you decide you want to try to stop eating meat, you can fortify yourself in this way with reason. Empower your mind, and take responsibility for your body. Exercise your wisdom, strengthen your resolve and let your mind take good care of your body.