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The Hindu-Hawaiian Encounter- Part One

THE HINDU-HAWAIIAN ENCOUNTER

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In the first blog we realized how:

  1. Natural ecosystems shape human geo-cultures;
  2. New human geo-cultures can change old geo-cultures;
  3. Ecosystems have to be resilient; and geo-cultures have also got to be resilient

Here in this article, as our first ecosystem and geo-culture, we shall study the ‘island’ and the ‘islander’ respectively, with reference to Hawaii. We shall look at Hawaii from two lenses: the Hindu-Pagan lens and the lens of the AgroEcologist.

PART ONE: REASONS FOR DEEPENING THE HAWAIIAN-HINDU ENCOUNTER

India has her Andaman and Nicobar islands to her east and the Lakshadweep to her west, within the Indian Ocean...

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AgroEcology and Sanatan Dharma

 AgroEcology and Sanatan Dharma

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Mother Nature, Mother Earth is at the heart of AgroEcology: all ocean, land and river life; our atmosphere; forests, plains, grasslands and mountains; wastelands and deserts; farming lands and human co-existence with animals and plants. For all of these to function in interdependence, we need harmony and equilibrium. Hindu AgroEcology in India follows Sanatan Dharma.

Towards the Sacred Feminine: Outgrowing Abrahamic-Biblical conditioning, also going beyond a merely scientific view

Indeed, the very concept of Feminine Divinity, with Nature, or the Earth, being a Mother Goddess, is Hindu. It is also pagan / polytheist, surviving violent rebellious rejection by Abrahamism -Abrahamism rejected both: ‘Divinity in the Feminine’ and ‘Divinity in Nature’...

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