How to prepare for the Vegetarian Festival?
- Do not eat vegetables with a pungent odor or vegetables with a strong odor.
Because it will cause the body and elemental energy to destroy. The body is stimulated by the taste of that food. such as onions, green onions, onion leaves, leek, chives, garlic, tobacco leaves (cigarettes, tobacco, intoxicants). This means Vegetarian Festival that smoking and drinking alcohol must refrain during this period of fasting. too
- Do not eat meat.
or food that contains ingredients or components or is any part from an animal Be it animal fat, eggs, blood, anything related to meat.
- Do not eat food that is spicy.
Whether it’s very spicy, very salty, very sweet or very sour. Because food with strong flavors will stimulate various glands. Ff the body to work more It is believ. That this will cause the mind to unsettlle during this period of fasting.
- Do not eat food that has not prepare by someone. Who is not observing the vegetarian precepts.
This is the reason why people who practice vegetarianism must go together in places where vegetarians gather. Such as almshouses, various shrines where events held. Because the people who prepare the food also observe the precepts.
- Cups and bowls used to hold food must not be mixed.
Don’t kill animals. or encroach on anyone’s life Must dress in white Do not speak harsh words, lie, provoke, be slanderous, or speak nonsense.
- Do not drink alcohol and intoxicants.
During the period of fasting, eat vegetarian food for 9 days.
- Do not extinguish all 9 lamps
in places such as shrines, vegetarian halls, almshouses, or places. Where vegetarian precepts are held. Nine lanterns will lit all day and all night. Therefore, someone had to keep watch so that the lamp wouldn’t go out.
Why do we have to eat vegetarian?
- Eat vegetarian food for better health because vegetarian food is considered a biological food. Helps adjust the body’s condition to balance. Detoxify the body Including helping to strengthen the body and work more efficiently. Because Chinese people believe Meat is “yin” and fruits and vegetables are “yang”. People naturally tend to eat more meat than fruits and vegetables. Abstaining from eating meat helps Vegetarian Festival to balance Yin and Yang even more.
- Eat vegetarian food to make merit and purify your mind. Do not harm animals in the world Makes our minds more clear When we know that what we do is good. It will result in a cheerful, happier mind.
- Eat vegetarian to avoid karma. caused by killing animals or even hiring people to kill for consumption If we know that refraining from consuming meat It saves the lives of thousands and thousands of animals. We will help reduce our karma even more. Report from โปรโมชั่น ufabet