Writers on veganism + Buddhism

The most popular, well written, and dealing with compassion regarding all animal industry products, ie. veganism – covering issues within all schools of thought: Theravada, Mahayana, Tibetan, and westernised Buddhism:

The Great Compassion: Buddhism and Animal Rights
by Norm Phelps

Also available from Lantern Books and the Book Depository (free postage around the world!), if you’re not a fan of Amazon for whatever reasons…

Others:

Food of Bodhisattvas: Buddhist Teachings on Abstaining from Meat
by Shabkar

Vegetarianism: Living a Buddhist Life series
by Bodhipaksa

To Cherish All Life: A Buddhist Case for Becoming Vegetarian
by Philip Kapleau, Roshi Philip Kapleau

Ahimsa: Buddhism and the Vegetarian Ideal
by Bodo Balsys

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Scripture Quotes

“One is not a great one because one defeats or harms other living beings. One is so called because one refrains from defeating or harming other living beings.”
– Buddha, Dhammapada, Ch. 19

“If a man can control his body and mind and thereby refrains from eating animal flesh and wearing animal products, I say he will really be liberated.”
– Buddha, Surangama Sutra