skip to content
Dharma and ecology of Hindu communities : sustenance and sustainability Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Dharma and ecology of Hindu communities : sustenance and sustainability

Author: Pankaj Jain
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2011.
Series: Ashgate new critical thinking in religion, theology, and biblical studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In Indic religious traditions, a number of rituals and myths exist in which the environment is revered. Despite this, India's 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  Read more...
Rating:

based on 1 rating(s) 1 with a review

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pankaj Jain
ISBN: 9781409405917 1409405915 9781409405924 1409405923
OCLC Number: 688643197
Description: xii, 213 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Theoretical Propositions for Indic Traditions and Ecology --
3. The Swadhyaya Movement --
4. The Bishnoi Community --
5. Sacred Groves of Bhils --
6. Modern Organizations Adapting to Ecology --
7. Dharma as Religious and Environmental Ethos --
8. Conclusions --
Appendices. A. Translation of Jambhesvara's sabdas --
B. Hindu Myths in Jambhesvara's Sabdas --
C. Bishnoi Saṃskāras ("Rites of Passage") --
D. Translation of Jambhesvara Darsana by Brahmanand Sharma --
E. Athavale's Ecological Inspirations --
F. History of Benesvara, a Bhil pilgrimage center.
Series Title: Ashgate new critical thinking in religion, theology, and biblical studies.
Responsibility: Pankaj Jain.

Abstract:

Despite the nature worship in India, its natural resources are under heavy pressure with its growing economy and exploding population. Does nature worship inspire Hindus to act in an environmentally  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Book Prize: Winner, DANAM-TakshaShila Book Award for excellence in Indic Studies, 2012. 'This new book by Pankaj Jain is a major contribution to the growing literature on issues related to religion Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews

WorldCat User Reviews (1)

Reviews by Eminent Scholars of Religion and Ecology

by pankajjain (WorldCat user published 2011-04-22) Excellent Permalink

David Haberman, Indiana University, USA 

...
Read more...  Read more...

  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful. Did it help you? 
  •   
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/688643197> # Dharma and ecology of Hindu communities : sustenance and sustainability
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "688643197" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Place/farnham_surrey_england> ; # Farnham, Surrey, England
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Place/burlington_vt> ; # Burlington, VT
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Topic/bhil> ; # Bhil
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1034601> ; # Nature--Religious aspects--Hinduism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Topic/dharma> ; # Dharma
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008105632> ; # Hinduism--Customs and practices
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Topic/nature_religious_aspects_hinduism> ; # Nature--Religious aspects--Hinduism
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BL1215> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Topic/nachhaltigkeit> ; # Nachhaltigkeit
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901524> ; # Ecology--Religious aspects--Hinduism
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/294.5177/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Topic/milieuethiek> ; # Milieuethiek
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007815> ; # Manners and customs
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Topic/umweltschutz> ; # Umweltschutz
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Topic/hinduismus> ; # Hinduismus
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Place/indien> ; # Indien.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210276> ; # India
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Topic/bishnoi> ; # Bishnoi
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Place/bishnoi_volk> ; # Bishnoi (Volk)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Topic/environmentalism_religious_aspects_hinduism> ; # Environmentalism--Religious aspects--Hinduism
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1034268> ; # Natural history
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Place/bhil_volk> ; # Bhil (Volk)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1139731> ; # Sustainable development
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Topic/sustainable_development_india> ; # Sustainable development--India
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/234802063> ; # Swadhyaya Parivar.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/957122> ; # Hinduism--Customs and practices
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010103441> ; # Natural history--India
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Topic/mens_en_natuur> ; # Mens en natuur
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Place/india> ; # India.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Topic/umweltethik> ; # Umweltethik
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Topic/ecology_religious_aspects_hinduism> ; # Ecology--Religious aspects--Hinduism
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2011" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/209166692> ; # Pankaj Jain
   schema:datePublished "2011" ;
   schema:description "1. Introduction -- 2. Theoretical Propositions for Indic Traditions and Ecology -- 3. The Swadhyaya Movement -- 4. The Bishnoi Community -- 5. Sacred Groves of Bhils -- 6. Modern Organizations Adapting to Ecology -- 7. Dharma as Religious and Environmental Ethos -- 8. Conclusions -- Appendices. A. Translation of Jambhesvara's sabdas -- B. Hindu Myths in Jambhesvara's Sabdas -- C. Bishnoi Saṃskāras ("Rites of Passage") -- D. Translation of Jambhesvara Darsana by Brahmanand Sharma -- E. Athavale's Ecological Inspirations -- F. History of Benesvara, a Bhil pilgrimage center."@en ;
   schema:description "In Indic religious traditions, a number of rituals and myths exist in which the environment is revered. Despite this, India's 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."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/864080220> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Series/ashgate_new_critical_thinking_in_religion_theology_and_biblical_studies> ; # Ashgate new critical thinking in religion, theology, and biblical studies.
   schema:name "Dharma and ecology of Hindu communities : sustenance and sustainability"@en ;
   schema:productID "688643197" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/688643197#PublicationEvent/farnham_surrey_england_burlington_vt_ashgate_2011> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Agent/ashgate> ; # Ashgate
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781409405917> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781409405924> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB127930> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/688643197> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Place/farnham_surrey_england> # Farnham, Surrey, England
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Farnham, Surrey, England" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Series/ashgate_new_critical_thinking_in_religion_theology_and_biblical_studies> # Ashgate new critical thinking in religion, theology, and biblical studies.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/688643197> ; # Dharma and ecology of Hindu communities : sustenance and sustainability
   schema:name "Ashgate new critical thinking in religion, theology, and biblical studies." ;
   schema:name "Ashgate new critical thinking in religion, theology and biblical studies" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/864080220#Topic/environmentalism_religious_aspects_hinduism> # Environmentalism--Religious aspects--Hinduism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99010911> ;
   schema:name "Environmentalism--Religious aspects--Hinduism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008105632> # Hinduism--Customs and practices
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Hinduism--Customs and practices"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010103441> # Natural history--India
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Natural history--India"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007815> # Manners and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Manners and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1034268> # Natural history
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Natural history"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1034601> # Nature--Religious aspects--Hinduism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Nature--Religious aspects--Hinduism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1139731> # Sustainable development
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Sustainable development"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210276> # India
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "India" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901524> # Ecology--Religious aspects--Hinduism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Ecology--Religious aspects--Hinduism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/957122> # Hinduism--Customs and practices
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008105632> ; # Hinduism--Customs and practices
   schema:name "Hinduism--Customs and practices"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/209166692> # Pankaj Jain
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Jain" ;
   schema:givenName "Pankaj" ;
   schema:name "Pankaj Jain" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/234802063> # Swadhyaya Parivar.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Swadhyaya Parivar." ;
   schema:name "Swadhyaya Parivar" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781409405917>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1409405915" ;
   schema:isbn "9781409405917" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781409405924>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1409405923" ;
   schema:isbn "9781409405924" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.