Food of Bodhisattvas: Buddhist Teachings on Abstaining from Meat

Food of Bodhisattvas: Buddhist Teachings on Abstaining from Meat:

The following comes from the second text in Food of Bodhisattvas, entitled The Nectar of Immortality. 

In it he raises two compelling questions: 

1) If every sentient has been our mother, how can we eat their flesh? 

2) How can bodhichitta [the wish to attain enlightenment for the benefit of all sentient beings] be developed if we are craving meat?