1. US Hindus Join in Honoring Mother Earth

    US Hindus Join in Honoring Mother Earth

    WASHINGTON, DC, February 22, 2015 (ENS) – The Hindu American Foundation , in partnership with the Bhumi Project, based at Oxford University, is hosting Hindu Environment Week, an international event to honor Matru Bhumi or Mother Earth. The Bhumi ...

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    1. The purpose of Hindu Environment Week is to increase the global Hindu community's engagement with critical environmental issues. The aim is to have Hindus volunteer at events where they can discuss climate change, hike in a national park, or clean up their local temple grounds.
    2. Hindu scriptures focus a great deal on Mother Nature, or Matru Bhumi and how we should honor her for all the resources she provides us, so environmental activism is a natural fit.
    3. No matter the participant's station in life, Hindu Environment Week encourages them to put into practice the ancient Hindu teachings about respecting and protecting nature with simple lifestyle choices including Meatless Mondays, walking or biking to class instead of taking public transport, or cleaning local parks.
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