Tirukkural 256: Abstinence from Flesh

If the world does not destroy life for the purpose of eating, then no one would sell flesh for the sake of money.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
We neither fear death nor look forward to it, but revere it as a most exalted experience. Life, death and the afterlife are all part of our path to perfect oneness with God.
—Gurudeva