Chapter 3. Classical India

  1. Dale Jamieson
  1. O. P. Dwivedi

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch3

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

How to Cite

Dwivedi, O. P. (2001) Classical India, in A Companion to Environmental Philosophy (ed D. Jamieson), Blackwell Publishers Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781557869104

Online ISBN: 9780470751664

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Keywords:

  • ecological crisis;
  • christian doctrine;
  • vedic heritage;
  • spiritual tradition;
  • buddhist

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Vedic heritage

  • The Prithivi Sukta

  • The Epics and Puranic heritage

  • The sanctity-of-life principle

  • Pollution and its prevention in Hindu scriptures

  • Eco-spirituality and environmental conservation