The practice of vegetarianism as part of a religious principle of non-violence towards animals dates back to the Jain and Buddhist religions of ancient India.
This practice was established by the 6th century BC in these religions, though one of the first promoters of vegetarianism was Buddhist emperor Ashoka the Great, who died in 232 BC.
Vegetarianism has its roots in the civilizations of ancient India and ancient
Greece. Vegetarianism is the theory and practice of voluntary non-consumption
of the ...
World history of vegetarianism, from the Egyptians and Pythagoras to the 21st
This gives a brief description of the where and when of vegetarianism history.
Early Times of Vegetarianism. The term "vegetarian" was coined by the British ...
Apr 4, 2014 ... This week, we're looking at the ancient origins of vegetarianism.
Jan 28, 2014 ... Discover the evolution of vegetarianism. Ben Franklin was a vegetarian, and
early American vegetarian cookbooks emerged in the late 1800's.
Vegetarianism dates back to a time before recorded history. Many
anthropologists believe that most early humans ate primarily plant foods, being
Apr 29, 2013 ... Recently, on her weekly Heritage Radio Network program, “A Taste of the Past,”
Linda Pellacio interviewed Rynn Berry, an author and ...
Aug 22, 2016 ... According to a 2012 Gallup poll, 5% of Americans consider themselves
vegetarians. That number may be small, but the number of actual ...
A Brief History about Vegetarianism. From People for Animals (Dehli India) From
N. Ajay Simha. Vegetarianism may have been common in the Indian ...