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Is Animal Sacrifice in the name of religion justified?

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Asked by ankit shivam, 27 Oct '12 02:34 pm
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Certian things can be justified .

actually , we are highly ignorant about our religion and othesr as well . thousands of years back , an ideology was developed and fomulated rules for the community .

We truly dont know underw hat circumstances it was decided to sacrifice an animal as people were much superstitious in the olden days . you may not belive , they used to fear lightening ,they couldnt reason it . some of them belived it as wrath of GOD .

We need to study hard and deep to find out the belief / reason for sacrifying/offering an animal in the name of religion or during worship in the existing religious practices all over the world .

Theory distorted in many respects of the lives . people cant survive on vegetables in the cold region like antarctic , it may be one of the reasons that when this ideology was developed they might have been in some cold region where animals meet was felt necessary for human life . Thus ,they first offered it to god to save from ...more
Answered by joyesh chakraborty, 27 Oct '12 02:54 pm

 
  
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Generally, only those animals are sacrifised which are eatable by human beings.. after the sacrifice the meat is cooked and eaten by the believers.. We generally had this is Kali Puja..
Answered by Sharmila Bose, 27 Oct '12 05:05 pm

 
  
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Let us leave our HYPOCRISIES AND FANATICISM aside
THERE is not one human being who can survive without taking life of other living beings
Answered by TRUTH SEEKER, 27 Oct '12 04:10 pm

 
  
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Then what you say about GADHIMAI HINDU FESTIVAL where millions of animals are sacrificed just to please Godess gadhimai and not even for food and all goes as waste
Answered by z, 27 Oct '12 02:57 pm

 
  
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It is a bad practice.
Answered by Flying Saucer, 27 Oct '12 02:40 pm

 
  
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How can any normal human being sacrifice animal to GOD in any religion ...today is Bakari-Eid ,see how many animals are being killed to death in thinking that the god will accept it..But if normal human being can not accept it how can GOD accept it ...but do any Muslim person has courage to say this publicly ..

P.Saint Tulasidas ji said in Vinay-Patrik-"Bali puja Chahat nahi ,Chahat bas ek prit hai" meas god does not wish for living sacrifice he only wish for LOVE...
Answered by manvika, 27 Oct '12 02:39 pm

 
  
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Here the point is about cruelty. If the killing or sacrifice was not meant for eating, then cruelty is not justified. Since all such sacrificed animals are taken as food, in a way, killing or sacrifice is justified. Even if human being with high philosophy stop eating non-vegetarian, other animals will not stop eating other animals. Even vegetation also has life and they are used as food.
Answered by dinkar shetty, 27 Oct '12 03:54 pm

 
  
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There are different faiths and cultures
every one has right to his belief to eat what ever they like
let us not impose our beliefs on others
Answered by truth exposed, 27 Oct '12 03:06 pm

 
  
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There was ASHWAMEDH practice in India.
Answered by sharad sharad, 27 Oct '12 02:44 pm

 
  
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As a religious requirement no religion asks for sacrificing any animal,,, It amounts to killing and no religion justifies killing of any nature.
Answered by INDER VIG, 27 Oct '12 02:40 pm

 
  
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