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  1. I was wondering whether you can assist me with the following queries in relation to Guru Sahibaans' hunting: 1.) How do we justify the Gurus' hunting in light of Shabads in Gurbani which are deemed to be pro-vegetarian and against killing? i.e. (1103) You kill living beings, and call it a righteous action. Tell me, brother, what would you call an unrighteous action? You call yourself the most excellent sage; then who would you call a butcher? (1128) One who contemplates the essence of reality remains awake and aware. He kills his self-conceit, and does not kill anyone else. (1375) Kabir, they oppress living beings and kill them, and call it proper. When the Lord calls for their account, what will their condition be? Kabir, it is tyranny to use force; the Lord shall call you to account. When your account is called for, your face and mouth shall be struck. 2.) What would Guru Sahibaans do if the animal suffered i.e. a warrior has brought an animal down with an arrow and the latter is suffering. What would the Guru's recommend? 3.) Essentially, why did the Gurus' hunt? 4.) What types of animals is the Khalsa not allowed to hunt/consume? 5.) What were the Gurus' views on excessive hunting? 6.) Why is Halal forbidden to the Khalsa? Thank you very much and I look forward to your response.
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