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Pages: 192
Authors: Christopher G. Framarin
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-24 - Publisher: Routledge

This book argues that the standard arguments for and against the claim that certain Hindu texts and traditions attribute direct moral standing to animals and plants are unconvincing. It presents careful, extensive, and original interpretations of passages from the Manusmrti (law), the Mahābhārata (literature), and the Yogasūtra (philosophy), and argues
Dharma and Ecology of Hindu Communities
Language: en
Pages: 228
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In Indic religious traditions, a number of rituals and myths exist in which the environment is revered. Despite this nature worship in India, its natural resources are under heavy pressure with its growing economy and exploding population. This has led several scholars to raise questions about the role religious communities
Environmental Crisis and Hindu Religion
Language: en
Pages: 202
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Categories: Religion
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Nature in Indian Philosophy and Cultural Traditions
Language: en
Pages: 219
Authors: Meera Baindur
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-19 - Publisher: Springer

Working within a framework of environmental philosophy and environmental ethics, this book describes and postulates alternative understandings of nature in Indian traditions of thought, particularly philosophy. The interest in alternative conceptualizations of nature has gained significance after many thinkers pointed out that attitudes to the environment are determined to a