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Meet Eco Baba who cleaned 100 miles of river all by himself

Meet Eco Baba who cleaned 100 miles of river all by himself

One of the most renowned environmentalists of Punjab, the man who has been actively creating awareness among people regarding environment protection, the ECO Baba, — Balbir Singh Seechewal is the new talk of the town as his efforts have made the sacred Kale Bein river lively again. 160 km long Kale Bein river is a [...]

April 10, 2016 HHR Archives, Dharmic Ecology Comments Off on Meet Eco Baba who cleaned 100 miles of river all by himself

Hinduism and Climate Change

Hinduism and Climate Change

Many Hindus recite a short Sanskrit prayer before stepping onto the floor after they wake up in the morning:              Samudra vasane Devi,             Parvata stana mandale             Vishnupatni namastubhyam,             Paada sparsham kshamasva me.   O! Mother Earth, who [...]

March 14, 2016 HHR Archives, Dharmic Ecology Comments Off on Hinduism and Climate Change

Video : Bears Visiting Chandi Mata Temple at Aarti

Video : Bears Visiting Chandi Mata Temple at Aarti

Also Attending Daily Evening Prayers at the Chandi Mata Temple in Chattisgarh with devotees are a mother bear and her four cubs who also after aarti take prashad from the Pujari ( temple priest ) and do 9 parakrama of the temple before leaving to go back to the hill . Also read Wild bear [...]

September 30, 2014 HHR Archives, Dharmic Ecology, HHR Videos Comments Off on Video : Bears Visiting Chandi Mata Temple at Aarti

Cleaning The Mighty Ganga Will Be a Mammoth Task For Modi

Cleaning The Mighty Ganga Will Be a Mammoth Task For Modi

No river on our planet probably evokes the range of powerful religious as well as filial emotions in a whole population that the Ganga does. No river is probably more polluted and desecrated. When Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged during the elections to clean the Ganga, it was metaphorical and literal – the promise of [...]

June 6, 2014 HHR Dharmic Ecology Comments Off on Cleaning The Mighty Ganga Will Be a Mammoth Task For Modi

How India is building Asia’s largest secure forest network

How India is building Asia’s largest secure forest network

A landmark effort by the Indian state of Karnataka to connect isolated protected forests could lead to the building of Asia’s largest unbroken forest, writes Jay Mazoomdaar.It’s been all about connecting the green dots. Since 2012, the southern state of Karnataka has declared nearly 2,600 sq km (1,000 sq miles) of forests as protected areas, [...]

March 30, 2014 HHR Dharmic Ecology Comments Off on How India is building Asia’s largest secure forest network

De-Hinduisation : ‘Sacred Groves at Risk as Faith Erodes’

De-Hinduisation : ‘Sacred Groves at Risk as Faith Erodes’

“Change in social and religious values are now posing a danger to the sacred forests,” says Prof. C.G. Kushalappa Erosion in people’s beliefs in nature worship, religion and social values are posing a threat to the sacred forests–devara kadu–that are conserved patches of forests that lay undisturbed, according to experts. “Religion played a very important role [...]

February 4, 2014 HHR Dharmic Ecology Comments Off on De-Hinduisation : ‘Sacred Groves at Risk as Faith Erodes’

The Hard Life of India’s Dancing Bears

The Hard Life of India’s Dancing Bears

As the stars of their cruel little roadshows, sloth bears danced to the piercing sounds of the damru for hundreds of years. Orphaned by poachers and trained by the Qalandars, a nomadic Muslim community, these bears trudged through towns and villages to earn their masters a meager livelihood. “Kajal was the first dancing bear I [...]

December 14, 2013 HHR Dharmic Ecology Comments Off on The Hard Life of India’s Dancing Bears

Swami Sanand’s unending battle to free the Ganga

Swami Sanand’s unending battle to free the Ganga

An octogenarian engineer-turned-sadhu has staked his life once again to stop the damming of the holy river Environmental engineer and former IIT-Kanpur professor-turned-sadhu, Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand (formerly GD Agrawal), 81, has not eaten anything for three-and- a-half months. By the time this article will be published, it will be 107 days since he started [...]

October 1, 2013 HHR Archives, Dharmic Ecology, News updates Comments Off on Swami Sanand’s unending battle to free the Ganga

Rama Sethu : Burning our Bridges with the Sacred Environment

Rama Sethu : Burning our Bridges with the Sacred Environment

It's time for the people to stand up and let the politicians and big business know that we will not let our heritage, religious beliefs and environment be trampled over like this. This episode is in stark contrast to the morals and symbolism provided by the Ramayana which tells the story of how divinity, humanity [...]

September 8, 2012 HHR Dharmic Ecology 2

Yogic Ecology and Mother Earth..

Yogic Ecology and Mother Earth..

For the Hindus the Earth is sacred as the very manifestation of the Divine Mother. She is Bhumi Devi, the Earth Goddess. One of the reasons that Hindus honor cows is that the cow represents the energies and qualities of the Earth, selfless caring, sharing and the providing of nourishment to all. Hindu prayers are [...]

April 30, 2012 Vamadev Shastri Dharmic Ecology 1