Volume No. 4 Issue No.: 2 Page No.: 636-642 Oct.-Dec 2009

 

ECOLOGICAL ETHICS IN VEDIC METAPHYSICS AN EFFECTUAL METHOD TO INDOCTRINATE ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS

 

Falguni P. Desai

Department of English, V. S. Patel College of Arts and Science,
Bilimora-396321. Dist. Navsari, Gujarat (INDIA)

 

Received on : August 27, 2009

 

ABSTRACT

 

Our existence on planet earth blossom due to blessing of mother earth, she is the goddess of nature according to Hindu mythology. She is the Supreme elixir of our existence on earth. She continuously plays her role from our being to perishing on this planet she sustains our life cycle in her own accordance. But our acts are not complimentary to her sustenance, thus by abusing the earth we are endangering our own existence. Increasing natural hazards are the result of our atrocious acts of exploiting our earth. Ancient Indian texts reveal the concern for environmental issues in form of mythology and tradition. This paper examines some of the beliefs and practices underlying traditional Hindu religions

 

Keywords : Ecology, Kshiti (earth), Apah (water), Teja (light/heat), Vayu (air)

 

 

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