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Hinduism: The Natural Way of Life

Hinduism: The Natural Way of Life

How can one define “Hinduism” one may ask. Is it a religion? A philosophy? A collection of myths? A way of life? Lets look at the term Hinduism first: the fact is that the name “Hindu” was given to the inhabitants of the Indus Valley by foreign invaders. From there the term Hinduism [...]

September 16, 2016 Guest Author Archives, Spirituality/Culture 0

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 0

India Bans Captive Dolphin Shows as ‘Morally Unacceptable’

India Bans Captive Dolphin Shows as ‘Morally Unacceptable’

India’s Ministry of Environment and Forests has decided to forbid the keeping of captive dolphins for public entertainment anywhere in the country.In a policy statement released Friday, the ministry advised state governments to reject any proposal to establish a dolphinarium “by any person / persons, organizations, government agencies, private or public enterprises that involves import, [...]

May 25, 2013 HHR Archives, News updates 0

A village that plants 111 trees for every girl born in Rajasthan

A village that plants 111 trees for every girl born in Rajasthan

In an atmosphere where every morning, our newspapers greet us with stories of girls being tormented, raped, killed or treated like a doormat in one way or another, trust India’s “village republics” to bring in some good news from time to time. One such village in southern Rajasthan’s Rajsamand district is quietly practicing its own, [...]

April 22, 2013 HHR Archives, News updates, Spirituality/Culture 0