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What all meat can Hindus eat?

What all meat can Hindus eat?

The majority of Hindus are lacto-vegetarian (avoiding meat and eggs), although some may eat lamb, chicken or fish. Beef is always avoided because the cow is considered a holy animal, but dairy products are eaten.

What kind of meats do Indians eat?

Goat, lamb and mutton are the most commonly eaten meats in India. Muslims and Christians might eat beef as well.

What meats do Hindus avoid?

Most Hindus are vegetarian. The cow is viewed as a sacred animal so even meat-eating Hindus may not eat beef. Some Hindus will eat eggs, some will not, and some will also refuse onion or garlic; it is best to ask each individual.

Is meat eating allowed in Vedas?

In the time of the oldest Hindu sacred text, the Rig Veda (c. 2.21) forbids the eating of either cow or bull, a revered ancient Hindu sage named Yajnavalkya immediately contradicts it, saying that, nevertheless, he eats the meat of both cow and bull, “as long as it’s tender.”

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Can a Hindu eat chicken or mutton?

A real hindu do not eat any type of meat whether it is chicken or mutton etc . But now days people are so called **PROTIEN CONSCIOUS** , for them eating eggs , chicken etc is so important that they dont care about life of any body. In Manu-smiriti it is written that –

What is the best meat for Hinduism?

The most preferable meat that Hindus opt for is the meat of goat besides they do not take the meat of pork as the animal is considered to be filthy. In India, people belonging to other religions are consuming the meat of all types inclusive of pork and beef and probably Hindus living in the same place are prone to take it and do not avoid instead.

What are the rules for eating meat in Hinduism?

Hindu law books prescribe rules for meat eating for the four castes and specify which type of meat is allowed for human consumption and under what circumstances. Buddhist texts also lay down rules for meat eating by the monks. Hunting was a royal pastime, in which both men and women participated.

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Is pork allowed in Hinduism?

In India, people belonging to other religions are consuming the meat of all types inclusive of pork and beef and probably Hindus living in the same place are prone to take it and do not avoid instead. Why meat is forbidden in Hinduism?