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Jainism

noun
An ancient Indian religion, in which the advocacy and practice of non-violence towards all living beings has led to Jain vegetarianism. The Jain diet is a modified form of lacto-vegetarianism: no meat, seafood, eggs—and root vegetables (e.g. potato, onion, garlic), to prevent the killing of small insects and microorganisms, as well as the plant itself due to uprooting. Conventionally, dairy should only be permitted if there is no violence against animals during production (dairy animals were cared for and not killed in ancient times).

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