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Dharma and Ecology of Hindu Communities: Sustenance and Sustainability Pankaj Jain

Dharma and Ecology of Hindu Communities: Sustenance and Sustainability

Pankaj Jain

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ISBN : 9781409405917
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234 pages
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In Indic religious traditions, a number of rituals and myths exist in which the environment is revered. Despite this, Indias natural resources are under heavy pressure with its growing economy and exploding population. Presenting the texts ofMoreIn Indic religious traditions, a number of rituals and myths exist in which the environment is revered. Despite this, Indias natural resources are under heavy pressure with its growing economy and exploding population. Presenting the texts of Bishnois, their environmental history, and their contemporary activism- investigating the Swadhyaya movement from an ecological perspective- and exploring the Bhil communities and their Sacred Groves, this book applies a non-Western hermeneutical model to interpret the religious traditions of Indic communities.