Introduction Roughly 71% of the earth’s surface consists of water. It has been so since man was born on this planet. The average human being has around 55-60% water. This then is the significance of water in our lives. If we lose more than a couple of percentage in waterRead More →

Introduction Rains must have seemed like magic to the ancient man. This mystical wonder attached to the rains is still true today. However, during the time of the Vedas, awe and reverence was also attached to every element of nature. This included not only the sun, moon and the starsRead More →

Introduction One of the greatest strengths of the ancient Hindus has been their love and reverence for all things natural. According to A Tribute to Hinduism The Book ( “No religion, perhaps, lays as much emphasis on environmental ethics as Hinduism”. Nature has therefore never been considered as a foeRead More →

Introduction In the Indian context we get mixed signals. On the one hand people, especially women worship the tulsi plant while we can see the reverence with which Indians treat the vat and the banyan tree. On the other hand trees are mercilessly cut down to make roads, construct buildingsRead More →