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Can I kill animals for my experiments? Radhanath Swami Answers

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Can I kill animals for my experiments? Radhanath Swami Answers

Can I kill animals for my experiments? Radhanath Swami Answers

Question to Radhanath Swami: I’m a medical student and have to use animals for experiments. Since animal killing is not allowed in the Vedas, is the performance of my duty a sin? And if it is a sin, how does one get away from that sin?

Radhanath Swami: We should try to avoid these activities as far as possible.  Sinful karma can be graded according to our motivations.

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