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Kashmir : Terrorist Violence and the War on Life

Kashmir : Terrorist Violence and the War on Life

Today the world faces existential threat from two sides: global conflict and ecological collapse. We are heading into double extinctions, of culture and nature. These twin interlocking violations are centuries long processes with a common history of settler-colonialism, neo-colonialism and industrial capitalism[i]. Settler colonialism is, as Patrick Wolfe (2006) stated, a “logic of elimination”. It [...]

June 28, 2021 Sarah Louise Gates Analysis/Insights, Archives, Articles, Dharmic Ecology, History, Jammu and Kashmir, World Focus 0

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 0

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

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 [...]

February 8, 2007 HHR Archives, Dharmic Ecology, World Focus 2
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