With diverse flora and fauna, magnificent natural landscapes, and an
ecological biosphere that supports life, this wondrous planet is our
earthly home. From our animal co-inhabitants to the lush rainforests and
life-giving soil, we cherish all these as gifts from the Creator.
is a common theme in the world’s major faiths that during our temporary
stay here, we should be good stewards of Mother Earth. Throughout the
years, Supreme Master Ching Hai has shared the message of leading a
balanced life while following a spiritual path.
Not only must we
nourish our spirits, but we share the responsibility to care for nature
and our fellow beings. In light of recent scientific evidence which
pinpoint the raising of livestock as the number one contributor to
climate change, Supreme Master Ching Hai affirms the important message
she has noted for over the past two decades: we must be vegetarian,
meaning an animal-free diet, and practice sustainable living.
we present to you a discussion by Supreme Master Ching Hai titled “Save
Our Planet from the Karma of Killing,” a compilation of excerpts from
Supreme Master Ching Hai’s discussions concerning the detrimental
impacts of the meat diet on human health, the environment, and,
ultimately, the health of our planet.