[Advaita-l] Karma Kanda

Ramakrishnan Balasubramanian rama.balasubramanian at gmail.com
Fri Jan 6 10:20:16 CST 2006

On 1/6/06, murali mohan <murali_mohan at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Would like to know whether Swami Vivekananda or Bhagavad Geetha had commented on animal sacrifice and if so what .

Animal sacrifice was defended by mImA.nsaka-s like Kumaarila (against
Buddhism) few hundred years before Mohammed was born. It is well
attested in itihaasas and puraaNas.

Swami Vivekananda has defended animal sacrifices. In one of his
collected volumes he mentions that someone commented on sacrifice to
Kali and his comment was "A little blood is necessary to compelete the


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