Was Lord Rama vegetarian?

Seeking a larger debate on the food habits of mythological personalities and ancestors, Udupi district in-charge Minister Pramod Madhwaraj said on Saturday that Valmiki, Rama and Krishna were non-vegetarians. Speaking after inaugurating the Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti celebrations, Mr.
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Did Shri Ram eat meat?

The English as well as the Hindi translations of the Ramayana may leave you confused that whether he ate meat or not, but evidently left it after Sita's kidnap or maybe he never ate meat but he started eating during his exile. There is no evidence to prove that Lord Rama was a non-vegetarian or either vegetarian.
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Was Sri Rama a vegetarian?

Udupi: “The Valmiki who born in the lower Beda community wrote the Ramayana. Rama and Krishna who born in the Kshatriya samaj used to consume non-vegetarian food.
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Did Lord Rama eat beef?

Veerabhadra Channamalla Swami of the Nidumamidi Mutt stoked a controversy on Wednesday by claiming that Lord Rama and Seetha used to consume beef. Cow meat was consumed at the time of yagnas too, the pontiff said, adding that there was reference to it in the Valmiki Ramayana also.
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Did Ram and Laxman eat meat?

Rama and Laxman who, like the Pandavas, hunted animals in the forest during their exile, enjoyed wild meat cooked by Sita. Meat eating was the norm right through ancient India, which is why Emperor Ashoka's obsession in getting his family and his subjects to give up its consumption came to nought.
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Did Lord Krishna eat meat?

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Did the Pandavas eat meat?

However, the Pandavas, during their exile also sustained themselves on meat, so it is likely that the eating of meat was looked down upon but not outright taboo.
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Did Lord Shiva eat meat?

Shiva's fondness for meat is further emphasised when Jarasandha, a devotee of Shiva, keeps kings as captives only to kill them and offer their flesh to Shiva. Shiva's meat-eating habits find a clear voice in the Vedas as well as the Puranas, but his association with wine-drinking seems a later appendage.
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Is Hanuman Ji vegetarian?

About hanuman, He is considered as a helping God, and since he was a Monkey God, he was considered a vegetarian.
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Does Abdul Kalam eat Nonveg?

Kalam's autobiography Wings of Fire became an all-time bestseller and found its place in school books and university curriculum. He remains simple, a teetotaller, vegetarian and celibate without any personal property or possessions.
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Was Arjun a non vegetarian?

No. They were all Kshatriyas who were hardcore meat eaters. , Interested in Hindu epics since childhood. Arjuna was not a vegetarian.
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Did Lord Ram drink alcohol?

Originally Answered: Some claim that lord Sriram did consume meat and alcohol. Is it mentioned in original valmiki ramayana ? Wrong argument that he did not consume it. In Valmiki Ramayana it is clearly there that he did.
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What Vedas say about non veg?

The verses 5.48-5.52 of Manusmriti explain the reason for avoiding meat as follows (abridged), One can never obtain meat without causing injury to living beings... he should, therefore, abstain from meat.
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Does Lord Vishnu eat meat?

In Hindu Puranas, Vishnu is a strict vegetarian god, but Shiva eats whatever he is given and the Goddess loves blood. Again this is not a strict rule. For when Vishnu descends as Ram, he hunts deer for food (an idea that many vegetarian Hindus reject rather violently).
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What did Parshuram eat?

Parashurama was half Brahmin half Kshatriya; as such he was allowed to eat meat. Even Brahmins ate meat. They could even eat cow meat after yagas. As said by Poulomi Hari it is only after the spread of Budhdhism that people became obsessed with being vegetarian.
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What was Hanuman diet?

Hanuman, a Brahmachari was definitely a vegan. Rama was a Kshatriya and Krishya a Yadava. What they used to eat is not known. Some people blame Sri Ram eat meat referring to Valmiki Ramayan 2.52.
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Does monkey eat non-veg?

Most monkeys are omnivores; they eat plant-based foods, such as fruits and nuts, as well as some meat, such as lizards and bird eggs.
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Can we eat non-veg on Rama Navami?

Ramdas Athawale said, "People of different castes and religions live in our country India. Everyone should respect each other. Ram Navami is a holy festival of Hindus. " "There should be no conflict between veg and non-veg.
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Are elephants vegetarians?

Elephants are big vegetarians. In the wild, they eat a wide variety of plants, from savannah grasses, shrubs, and herbs, to woody trees, bark, and fruits. Their diet depends on what's available in their habitat in a given season.
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Was Shivaji a vegetarian?

Even Shivaji, the cultural symbol of the community, or the Peshwas, were not vegetarians.
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Do Hindu gods eat meat?

It is also true that there are some Hindu deities who are offered meat. Most famously, goats are regularly offered to the Hindu goddess Kali. Meat offerings are also not uncommon in Nepal, a majority Hindu nation. But the vast majority of food offerings to Hindu deities today are vegetarian in nature.
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Does goddess Kali eat meat?

Lord Siva is also a great Vaishnava and never eats nonvegetarian food, and the goddess Kali accepts the remnants of food left by Lord Siva. Therefore there is no possibility of her eating flesh or fish.”
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Did Bhishma eat meat?

One example within Mahabharata's scriptural text tells us a great warrior by the name of Bhishma claimed eating the flesh of an animal is like eating the flesh of one's son, bringing abundant disgrace to the fool who eats it.
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Did Shirdi Sai Baba eat Nonveg?

Yes, Shirdi Sai Baba was a non vegetarian. How? It is mentioned in Shri Sai Satcharita book -" Baba saw no difference between any two castes and even between beings. He took meat and fish with Fakir but did not grumble, when dogs touched the dishes with their mouth."
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What did bheema eat?

He was lean and muscular and could eat anything without any trouble to his body. Like poison. He was given poison multiple times by Duryodhan. But Bhim's stomach would digest the poison like any other fo...
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