Question: Why do Hare Krishnas not eat garlic?

One of the most common questions asked to me is this: “Why dont you eat garlic and onions?” Heres my short answer: As a devotee of Krishna and a practicing Bhakti-yogi, I dont eat garlic and onions because they cannot be offered to Krishna.

What dont Hare Krishnas eat?

Hare Krishnas believe that Krishna rejects all food but vegetables, grains, fruits, milk and water. After devotees place the food on a platter used to serve guests, the food becomes prasadam, or a gift from God that purifies.

What religion does not eat onions and garlic?

Among the pure-vegetarians, theres a special category known as Jains. Its known to everyone that Jains dont even eat vegetables that grow underground for example onion and garlic. But have you ever thought, why is it so? Jainism is an extremely non-violent religion.

What religion cant have eggs?

Jainism. Jainism practices non-violence and has strict rules for the protection of all life. For this reason, they do not eat eggs, fish, meat or poultry.

What religion Cannot eat meat?

Hindus dont eat beef. They worship the animals. The Muslims dont eat pork. The Buddhists are vegetarians and the Jains are strict vegans who wont even touch root vegetables because of the damage it does to the plants.

What does Jesus say about eating pork?

In Leviticus 11:27, God forbids Moses and his followers to eat swine “because it parts the hoof but does not chew the cud.” Furthermore, the prohibition goes, “Of their flesh you shall not eat, and their carcasses you shall not touch; they are unclean to you.” That message is later reinforced in Deuteronomy.

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