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Guru Har Rai was a hunter - but a quite unusual one. He did not kill for food, but he would let free the souls of suffering animals. For instance there was once a snake wiggling in pain and dying and Guru Har Rai put it out of its misery, and its soul was let free (according to Suraj Prakash Granth). A similiar event happened to Guru Hargobind with a python.

Euthanasia of animals is only justified when the animal is sick and dying to the point where it cannot be reversed. Killing an animal because you cannot take care of it is selfish and cruel.

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