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What is "Ahimsa silk" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 01-Jan-2023 (1 year, 1 month, 26 days ago)
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Ahimsa silk
An alternative, non-harmful method of producing silk. Silk is woven by making use of empty cocoons rather than harvesting live moth pupae. Cultivated on forest trees, the silk is spun after the silkworm metamorphoses into a moth and flies away leaving its cocoon. This type of silk derives its name from the Hindu, Buddhist and Jain doctrine of peace and non-violence.

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