Krishna Consciousness & Ecological Awareness


Anecdotes of a Modern-Day Saint
August 18, 2008, 1:08 am
Filed under: Vegetarianism

We were in the country driving from Durban, South Africa, and there were some big, long, white buildings some distance from the highway.  Srila Prabhupada asked, “What are those buildings?”  I responded, “They are chicken coops that belong to a large chicken farm. They use them as slaughterhouses.”  Srila Prabhupada said, “Why do they buy chicken?  Let them make a chicken.  Let them take some egg, put some liquid on it, incubate it, and hatch a chicken.  But those rascals can’t because they don’t understand that life is not the egg but the spirit soul.”  He carried on in an animated way talking about that.”

-Pusta Krishna das, Memories: Anecdotes of a Modern-Day Saint

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