Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism to Go Meat Free One Day a Week

February 23rd, 2017


Congratulations to Meatfree Monday Korea and the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. Today, the Jogye Order announced that they would go meat free one day a week. This is of special significance not only because it’s the largest Buddhism organization in Korea, but also because it’s associated with many temples, schools, universities, hospitals and training centers.

For 1,700 years, the Jogye Order has helped preserve the history of Korea. What’s more, 90% of Buddhists in Korea are part of this religious order. This new declaration is certain to have a positive result on the personal health of Koreans as well as the environment.