On the left is Daphne, a new arrival at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary. She will live a happy life, filled with tummy rubs, knowing she is loved.
religious basis of plant based diets:
What do Gandhi, St. Francis, John Wesley (the founder of Methodism), Ellen G. White (the founder of the Seventh Day Adventist church) have in common? They didn't eat meat. Add to this, many Franciscan monks, Benedictan monks, Adventists, Quakers, Unitarians, members of the Unity church, Buddhists, Jains, Sikhs, and more.
According to a recent poll, 13 percent of people in Israel are vegan or vegetarian. Another poll shows that 31 percent of people in India are vegetarian.
This is a beautiful video about a Buddhist nun in South Korea who cooks vegan food.
To learn more, here's
The Christian Vegetarian Association (CVA)
Dharma Voices for Animals (Buddhist)
Jewish Vegetarian Society
The Jewish Vegan book
Unitarian Universalist Animal Ministry