[INDOLOGY] garlic and onion query

asko.parpola at helsinki.fi asko.parpola at helsinki.fi
Sun Dec 27 08:44:20 UTC 2015

See P.V. Kane, History of Dharmasastra II.2, Poona 1941,
pp. 783-4 on prohibitions of eating onion & garlic.

With season's greetings, Asko

Quoting Howard Resnick <hr at ivs.edu>:

> Seasons greetings!
> Many Asian spiritual traditions prohibit the eating of onion and  
> garlic. Where does that rule come from? Shastra-based?
> All help appreciated.
> Howard
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