Hinduism and Ecology

This is the full text of the book, published by Cassell and WWF UK as part of their religion and ecology series, written by Ranchor Prime. Reproduced here with the kind permission of Ranchor Prime. For more information on the Friends of Vrindavana project, please consult their web site: http://www.fov.org.uk/

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INTRODUCTION
PREFACE
1. INTRODUCTION; THE BANYAN SEED

PART ONE: LEARNING FROM THE TRADITION
2. THE WORLD FOREST
3. FOREST SLENDOUR
4. VISHNU, THE SLEEPING CREATOR
5. THE COSMIC PERSON
6. THE TEN AVATARS
7. KRISHNA, THE FOREST COWHERD

PART TWO: INDIA IN THE BALANCE
8. VILLAGE ECONOMICS
9. LIFE OF SACRIFICE

PART THREE; CAMPAIGNING FOR THE FUTURE
10. O KING OF TREES I BOW BEFORE YOU
11. HUGGING THE TREES
12. AN ALTERNATIVE SOCIETY
13. RESTORING THE FORESTS OF VRINDAVAN