Hindu Perspectives on COVID-19 Vaccination

A rich history and modern outlook.

According to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, “Hinduism has no prohibition against vaccines. While Hindus venerate cows, trace bovine components of certain vaccines have not been identified as a theological concern.” Other scholars have pointed out the rich and ancient history of robust medical practices, including vaccination, in sacred Hindu texts.

Photograph of an older man hugging a young child. Above, the text reads "I got it" over a blue border. Below, the text reads, "The COVID-19 vaccine is how we got back together. Now is the time to learn about the COVID-19 vaccine and decide what's right for you and why. We all have different reasons. The good news is that it's safe, it's effective and it's free. FInd out more about the vaccine and where to get it at MOStopsCovid.com or by calling 1-877-435-8411. Courtesy of Interfaith Partnership of Greater St. Louis
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