Teachings

By Geshe Thubten Soepa in 1995 and 2005

A "must-read" for all Buddhists, this text presents a detailed discussion in support of vegetarianism and animal welfare.  Now available as an ebook.

Chapters:
Protecting the Lives of Helpless Beings •
Section One: Udamwara: Statements from Sutra •
Section Two: Question and Answer •
Section Three: Compassion is the Root of the Teachings •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo: Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Institut Vajra Yogini, France

Rinpoche responds to a question about FPMT promoting a policy of veganism.

The worm-infested Dr. Nick, Kopan, 1974.
By Nicholas Ribush

Dr. Nicholas Ribush discusses the benefits of being vegan.

By Geshe Thubten Soepa

Why we should be vegetarian and protect the lives of animals