- "...Transcentental Meditation (and leader, Maharashi Mahesh) adopted vegetarianism".
- Theosophical Society
"Members are not required to follow the society's vegetarian tradition, which was spurred by early president Annie Besant, but many Theosophists are vegetarian by choice. All social functions are vegetarian"
References for the Arguments
Waddell, John, 'But You Kill Ants', Australia, 2004, p 117.