December 17, 2008

Paul McCartney told Dalai Lama to turn veggie


by David Masters

Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has revealed that he once hit out at the Dalai Lama for choosing to eat meat.

Sir Paul wrote to the leader of Tibetan Buddhism insisting that meat eaters cause suffering to animals.

His letter pointed out that this contradicts the Buddhist belief that no one should cause suffering to sentient beings.

The Dalai Lama wrote back explaining that his doctor had told him to eat meat for health reasons.

McCartney then replied with another letter saying that the doctor was wrong.

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