2011年3月8日星期二

第二章 佛教支持素食主義的論據 4

Shravasti Dhammika, To EAT OR NOT TO EAT MEAT: A BUDDHIST REFLECTION

Chapter 2   Buddhist arguments for vegetarianism

4.  Again and again throughout his teachings the Buddha asked us to empathize with others, to feel for them. “Put yourself in the place of others and neither kill nor cause killing.” (Dhammapada 129. “Think, ‘As am I so are others. As are others so am I’ and neither kill nor cause killing.” (Sutta Nipata 705). This then is the third point – (3) Feeling and acting with kindness and compassion towards living beings would be an integral part of the first Precept.

達爾卡法師 著   伍煥炤 譯 :《吃肉還是不吃肉:佛教的反思》

第二章  佛教支持素食主義的論據

4.  佛陀再三在他的教導中要求我們代入別人的感受,並同情別人。「推己及人,不應殺害生命或導致殺生」(《法句經》129)。「想一想『正如我這樣,其他人也一樣。正如其他人這樣,我也一樣,不要殺生或導致殺生。』」(《經集》705)。因此,這是第三點 — (3) 友善和慈悲對待眾生是不殺戒的組成部份。

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