Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

64. How do Hindus Respond to Environmental Issues?

Hinduism in Five Minutes - Steven W Ramey

Vincent E Burgess [+-]
Cornell University
Vincent E. Burgess is a Ph.D. candidate in the Asian Religions doctoral program of the Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University. His research is currently focused on discourses of renunciation and environmentalism with regard to modern, North Indian religious traditions.

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Hinduism has historically placed tremendous importance on the natural world and on protecting, respecting, and revering the environment. However, Hindus have also articulated varied responses to ecological crises, and have not always agreed on how to best confront environmental concerns or catastrophes.

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Burgess, Vincent. 64. How do Hindus Respond to Environmental Issues?. Hinduism in Five Minutes. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 217-220 Aug 2022. ISBN 9781800502406. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=41732. Date accessed: 04 Mar 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.41732. Aug 2022

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