THE HINDU-HAWAIIAN ENCOUNTER
In the first blog we realized how:
- Natural ecosystems shape human geo-cultures;
- New human geo-cultures can change old geo-cultures;
- 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...more