Animal liberation in the south
On April 2nd 2011, Kechara Southern Jewel Center (KSJC) liberated 300 kg of fish! This is the 2nd time that the study group in Johor Bahru has liberated fishes as a study group activity. On that day, 14 people participated in the event. This included KSJC members, their friends and family.
The catfish were purchased from the market, and they were actually due to be bought and slaughtered the next day. Instead, 300kg of the fishes were rescued and released into the river near Sutera Mall, Ungku Tun Amniah!
According to Grace Leu (Treasurer of KSJC), all who participated in the fish liberation were happy to have been part of the event. They enjoyed it a lot and it was through the activity that participants realised the importance of life. It created the awareness of not harming others… whether humans or animals.
By liberating animals it reminds us that the meat we eat comes from living beings. Some of us tend to forget that, which is why activities such as these are very important to have. I hope KSJC continues this practice. It’s very beneficial.
KSJC will be conducting animal liberation monthly… so do join in, if you are in Johor Bahru!
KSJC group chanted mantras, then blew the mantras onto the fishes just before liberating them
KSJC group feeding the fishes that have just been released
Dedicating the merits collected
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