YES, he was non-vegetarian until the adolescent age.
Was Arjun a non-vegetarian?
Arjuna was not a vegetarian. Nor were the other Pandavas, nor any other Kshatriyas, in the times of the Mahabharata events.
Did Krishna eat meat?
In Lord Krishna’s time it was natural for everyone including Brahmanas to eat meat. Kshatriyas ate meat as well. But there is no proof (AFAIK) to say conclusively whether Krishna ate meat or not. His personal choice is not known.
Did Draupadi eat meat?
‘ During Arjuna’s second exile, Draupadi and the remaining Pandavas regularly hunted deer for meat. And Draupadi of pure fame fed her husbands and the Brahmanas, as if she was their mother; and last of all took her food herself.
Were Pandavas Veg or non veg?
Pandavas were Kyastrias and therefore, they are exempted from eating vegetarian food all the time. Matter a fact, in Mahabratha, Duryodhana had hide away at end of the war and it was one of the hunters who given tasks of hunting animals (for food) for Pandavas who spotted Duryodhana and reported to them.
Did Lord Shiva eat meat?
Shiva’s meat eating habits become more defined in the early Puranic literature. … For the high tradition, defined by Brahmins, Shiva became a vegetarian god. The sects offering meat to Shiva as a prayer ritual, such as the Kaula Kapalikas and the Kalamukhas, were declared heretical according to the Skanda Purana.
Who ate non veg in Mahabharata?
If you want to believe Arjuna did eat non-veg and copy him, then take a bow, go and hunt in a wild forest, (preferably with tigers in it) and be prepared to give your life in defense of the weak and unprotected without reservation. I will tell you two stories from ancient history or Vedic period and you take a call.
Did any Hindu god eat meat?
It is also true that there are some Hindu deities who are offered meat. Most famously, goats are regularly offered to the Hindu goddess Kali. Meat offerings are also not uncommon in Nepal, a majority Hindu nation. But the vast majority of food offerings to Hindu deities today are vegetarian in nature.
Is it written in Gita not to eat beef?
There is no part of Bhagavd gita or ramayan or vedas that explicity says not to eat beef. Any kind of meat eating is not advised in hinduism.
Which god was non vegetarian?
Lord Rama, Krishna were non-vegetarians: Pramod Madhwaraj. DECCAN CHRONICLE. Local leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party criticized minister for airing such statements.
Was meat eaten during Mahabharata?
The Mahabharata has references to rice cooked with minced meat (pistaudana) and picnics where various kinds of roasted game and game birds were served. … But the Buddha did not forbid the eating of meat if offered as alms to Buddhist bhikkus, provided the killing should not have happened in the presence of the monks.
Are Kshatriyas vegetarian?
Sure, all Brahmins, Kshatriyas, temple- retainers (ambalavasi) and some Nairs are traditionally vegetarians, and vegetarians abhor non-vegetarian food, but all non-vegetarians eat everything. In fact, when we buy beef it could be cow’s meat or buffalo’s or a bull’s.
Does Bhagavad Gita talk about non veg?
There is NO mention of any Non Vegetarian food in Bhagavad Gita. In Hinduism, food is categorized into Tamasic, Rajasic, Sattvic, or combination of them. Tamasic foods are those that have a sedative effect on the mind and body.
Did Ravana eat meat?
He was a non vegetarian. He was a rakshasa who ate meat. This was mentioned several times in Ramayana. One instance is where Ravana speaks with Sita giving her the warning of time for her to surrender or he will eat her for breakfast.
Was Parshuram a vegetarian?
Yes He did. Becasue the Dharma in Tretayuga for Brahmins also to eat meat as, in valmiki Ramayana, Sage Agastya, also a Brahmin, kills Demon “Vaatapi” by digesting him, when his Brother Serves him as Sheep Meat.