Yes he does, according to his partner Kim Eng.
It’s such a curious question isn’t it: “Are spiritual people, truly enlightened people, vegetarians?” And the answer is clearly “not necessarily.”
If you look at the great spiritual masters, there’s no common theme with regards to meat eating. Buddha wasn’t rigid about it and said it was OK if you were offered it, the Dalai Lama follows this path and is vegetarian at home but will eat meat if away. Jesus fed the 5000 fish and loaves which he magically produced.
And enlightened master Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, of “I AM THAT” fame, had no issue with meat eating or even smoking. He said “I come from a meat eating culture, and smoking is just a habit I’m unconcerned with” (paraphrase).
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