have you ever wondered why there is so much restriction in jainism related to food?
why can’t we eat that, why can’t we do that? if yes, then here is an article for you :
non-violence as a core philosophy and a vegetarian diet as one of its outcomes are the two most well-known aspects of the jain community. practicing jains from all sects and subsects are strict vegetarians. jains who are engaged in any kind of active spiritual pursuit will even avoid vegetables which grow underground and animal-derived foods such as honey or dairy products.
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