[INDOLOGY] garlic and onion query

Dean Michael Anderson eastwestcultural at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 26 20:27:14 UTC 2015

Many of the texts prohibit eatingthem. Here are a few references. Some Taoist texts also speak against them. ManuSmriti 5.5Garuda Purana 1.97.3 (68-71)Skanda Purana 40.9Siva Purana 7.10-12Padma Purana Vol. 42, 4.56.19 -24Varaha Purana 16.11-15Agni Purana 173.37
Dean AndersonEast West Cultural Institute 

      From: Howard Resnick <hr at ivs.edu>
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 Subject: [INDOLOGY] garlic and onion query
Seasons greetings!

Many Asian spiritual traditions prohibit the eating of onion and garlic. Where does that rule come from? Shastra-based?

All help appreciated.

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