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Hinduism and Ecology Bibliography

Christopher Key Chapple

Loyola Marymount University


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Omvedt, Gail. Reinventing Revolution: New Social Movements and the Socialist Tradition in India. Armonk, N.Y.: M. E. Sharpe, 1993.

 

Orenstein, Henry. “The Structure of Hindu Caste Values: A Preliminary Study of Hierarchy and Ritual Defilement.” Ethnology 4, no. 1 (1995): 1–15.

 

--------. “Toward a Grammar of Defilement in Hindu Sacred Law.” In Structure and Change in Indian Society, ed. Milton Singer and Bernard S. Cohn, 115–31. New York: Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc., 1968.

 

Palmer, Martin, and Victoria Finlay, eds. Faith in Conservation: New Approaches to Religions and the Environment. Washington, DC: World Bank Publications, 2003.

 

Panwalkar, Pratima. “Processus de Recyclage du Plastique à Bombay.” Environment Africain 8, nos. 1–2 (1990): 153–57. Paranjpye, Vijay. High Dams on the Narmada. Studies in Ecology and Sustainable Development Series, no. 3. New Delhi: Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, 1990.

 

Parisura, Manimekalai. Vagai Vagaiyana Kolangal. Madras: Manimekalai Pirusuram, 1980.

 

Parkhill, Thomas. The Forest Setting in Hindu Epics: Princes, Sages, Demons. Lewiston, N.Y.: Mellen University Press, 1995.

 

Patel, Anil. “What Do the Narmada Valley Tribals Want?” In Toward Sustainable Development?: Struggling Over India’s Narmada River, ed. William F. Fisher, 179–200. Armonk, N.Y.: M. E. Sharpe, 1995.

 

Patel, Chandrakant C. “The Sardar Sarovar Project: A Victim of Time.” In Toward Sustainable Development?: Struggling Over India’s Narmada River, ed. William F. Fisher, 71–88. Armonk, N.Y.: M. E. Sharpe, 1995.

 

Patkar, Medha (in conversation with Smitu Kothari). “The Struggle for Participation and Justice: A Historical Narrative.” In Toward Sustainable Development?: Struggling over India’s Narmada River, ed. William F. Fisher, 157–78. Armonk, N.Y.: M. E. Sharpe, 1995.

 

--------. (in conversation with Dunu Roy and Geeti Sen). “The Strength of a People’s Movement.” In Indigenous Vision: Peoples of India, Attitudes to the Environment, ed. Geeti Sen, 273–99. New Delhi: Sage Publications: India International Centre, 1992.

 

Peritore, N. Patrick. “Environmental Attitudes of Indian Elites: Challenging Western Postmodernist Models.” Asian Survey 33 (1993): 804–18.

 

Peterson, Indira. “Singing of a Place: Pilgrimage as Metaphor and Motif in the Teveram Hymns of the Tamil Shaivite Saints.” Journal of the American Oriental Society 102 (1982): 69-90.

 

Pillai, Moozhikkulam Chandrasekharam. Mannarassala: The Serpent Temple. Translated by Ayyappa Panikker. Harippad: Manasa Publications, 1991.

 

Pintchman, Tracy. “The Ambiguous Female: The Conception of Female Gender in the Brahmanical Tradition and the Roles of Women in India.” In Ethical and Political Dimensions of Modern India, eds. Ninian Smart and Shivesh Thakur, 144-159. London: St. Martin’s Press, 1993.

 

Powell, Robert, ed. The Ultimate Medicine: As Prescribed by Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj. San Diego, Calif.: Blue Dove Press, 1994.

 

Prajuli, Pramod. Tortured Bodies and Altered Earth: Ecological Ethnicities in the Regime of Globalization. Unpublished manuscript, 1997.

 

Prime, Ranchor. Vedic Ecology: Practical Wisdom for Surviving the 21st Century. Novato, CA: Mandala Publishing, 2002.

 

--------. Hinduism and Ecology: Seeds of Truth. London: Cassell, 1992.

 

Puri, Gopal Singh, V. M. Meher-Homji, R. K. Gupta, and S. Puri. Forest Ecology. Phytogeography and Forest Conservation. vol. 1. New Delhi: Oxford and IBH Publishing Company, 1983.


Rademacher, Anne M. Reigning the River: Urban Ecologies & Political Transformation in Kathmandu. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011.

 

Raheja, Gloria Goodwin. The Poison in the Gift: Ritual, Prestation, and the Dominant Caste in a North Indian Village. Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press, 1988.

 

Raj, A. R. Victor. The Hindu Connection: Roots of the New Age. Saint Louis, Mo.: Concordia Publishing House, 1995.

 

Ram, Rahul N. “Benefits of the Sardar Sarovar Project: Are the Claims Reliable?” In Toward Sustainable Development?: Struggling over India’s Narmada River, ed. William F. Fisher, 113–34. Armonk, N.Y.: M. E. Sharpe, 1995.

 

Ramanujan, A. K. “Is There an Indian Way of Thinking? An Informal Essay.” India through Hindu Categories, ed. McKim Marriott, 41–58. New Delhi: Sage Publications, 1990.

 

Rambachan, Anatanand. “The Value of the World as the Mystery of God in Advaita Vedanta.” Journal of Dharma 14, no. 3 (July-September 1989): 287–97.

 

Rangarajan, Mahesh. Fencing the Forest: Conservation and Ecological Change in India’s Central Provinces 1860–1914. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1991.

 

Ray, Amit. “Rabindranath Tagore’s Vision of Ecological Harmony.” In Ethical Perspectives on Environmental Issues in India, ed. George A. James, 217–40. New Delhi: A. P. H. Publishing Corporation, 1999.

 

Redford, Kent. “The Ecologically Noble Savage.” Orion Nature Quarterly 9, no. 3 (1990): 24–29.

 

Richards, John F., Edward S. Haynes, and James R. Hagen. “Changes in the Land and Human Productivity in Northern India, 1870–1970.” Agricultural History 59, no. 4 (1985): 523–48.

 

Rieger, Hans Christoph. “Whose Himalaya? A Study in Geopiety.” In Studies in Himalayan Ecology and Development Strategies, ed. Tejvir Singh, 1-9. New Delhi: The English Book Store, 1980.

 

Robbins, Paul. “Shrines and Butchers: Animals as Deities, Capital, and Meat in Contemporary North India.” In Animal Geographies: Place, Politics, and Identity in the Nature-Culture Borderlands, eds. Jennifer Wolch and Jody Emel, 218-240. New York: Verso, 1998.

 

Rolston, Holmes, III. “Can the East Help the West to Value Nature?” Philosophy East and West 37, no. 2 (April 1987): 172–90.


Rosen, Steven. Holy Cow: The Hare Krishna Contribution to Vegetarianism and Animal Rights. New York: Lantern Books, 2004.

 

Rukmani, T. S. “Environmental Ethics as Enshrined in Sanskrit Sources.” Nidan. Journal of the Department of Hindu Studies and Indian Philosophy. vol. 7, Durban, Westville, South Africa, 1995.

 

Sachs, Wolfgang. Global Ecology: A New Arena of Political Conflict. London: Zed, 1993. Sampat, Payal. “What Does India Want?” World Watch 11, no. 4 (1998): 30–38.


Sanford, A. Whitney. Growing Stories from India: Religion and the Fate of Agriculture. Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 2012.

Sanghi, Rashmi, ed. Our National River Ganga: Lifeline of Millions. New York & Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2014.

 

Sankat Mochan Foundation. Proposal for GAP Phase II at Varanasi. Varanasi: Swatcha Ganga Campaign, 1994.

 

--------. A Seminar on Pollution Control of River Cities in India: A Case Study of Varanasi. Varanasi: Swatcha Ganga Campaign, 1992.

 

--------. Swatcha Ganga Campaign Annual Report 1988–1990. Varanasi: Swatcha Ganga Campaign, 1990. Saraswathi, R., and L. Vijayalakshmi. Kothaiyar idum kolaangal. Madras: Lakkumi Nilayam, 1991.

 

Savyasaachi. “An Alternative System of Knowledge: Fields and Forests in Abujhmarh.” In Who Will Save the Forests? Knowledge, Power and Environmental Destruction, eds. Tariq Banuri and Frédérique Apffel-Marglin, 53–79. London: Zed, 1993.

 

Sax, William S. Mountain Goddess: Gender and Politics in a Himalayan Pilgrimage. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

 

Schiff, Bennett. “A Fantasy Garden by Nek Chand Flourishes in India.” Smithsonian 15, no. 3 (1984): 126–36.

 

Schmidt, Hanns-Peter. “Ahimsa and Rebirth.” In Inside the Texts, Beyond the Texts: New Approaches to the Study of the Vedas, ed. Michael Witzel, 207–34. Harvard Oriental Series, Opera Minora, vol. 2. Cambridge, Mass.: Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies, Harvard University, 1997.

 

Schmidt-Raghavan, Maithili. “Animal Liberation and Ahimsa.” in Ethical and Political Dimensions of Modern India, eds. Ninian Smart and Shivesh Thakur, 60-81. London: St. Martin’s Press, 1993.

 

Seed, John. “Spirit of the Earth: A Battle-Weary Rainforest Activist Journeys to India to Renew His Soul.” Yoga Journal 138 (January-February 1998): 69–71, 132–36.

 

Selby, Martha Ann and Indira Peterson, ed. Tamil Geographies: Cultural Constructions of Space and Place in South India. Albany: SUNY Press, 2008.

 

Selin, Helaine, ed. Nature Across Cultures: Views of Nature and the Environment in Non-Western Cultures. The Hague and London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003.

 

Sen, Geeti, ed. Indigenous Vision: Peoples of India, Attitudes to the Environment. New Delhi: Sage, 1992. Seshadri, Balakrishna. India’s Wildlife and Wildlife Reserves. New Delhi: Sterling, 1986.

 

Shah, Ashivin A. “A Technical Overview of the Flawed Sardar Sarovar Project and a Proposal for a Sustainable Alternative.” In Toward Sustainable Development?: Struggling over India’s Narmada River, ed. William F. Fisher, 319–67. Armonk, N.Y.: M. E. Sharpe, 1995.

 

Sharma, Arvind. “Attitudes to Nature in the Early Upanishads.” In Purifying the Earthly Body of God: Religion and Ecology in Hindu India, ed. Lance E. Nelson, 51–60. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1998.

 

Sharma, B. D. Globalization: The Tribal Encounter. New Delhi: Arand Publications, 1996.

 

Sharma, B. K. “No Bhagirath Came” (“Koi Bhagirath Nahi Aya”). India Today, 15 July 1987, 80.

 

Sharma, R. K., ed. Jnanabhaissjyamanjari. Delhi: Nag Publishers, 1998.

 

Sherma, Rita DasGupta. “Sacred Immanence: Reflections of Ecofeminism in Hindu Tantra.” In Purifying the Earthly Body of God: Religion and Ecology in Hindu India, ed. Lance E. Nelson, 89–132. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1998.

 

Sheth, D. L. “Politics and Social Transformation: Grassroots Movements in India.” In The Constitutional Foundations of World Peace, eds. Richard A. Falk, Robert C. Johansen, and Samuel S. Kim, 275–87. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1993.

 

Shiva, Vandana. Earth Democracy: Justice Sustainability, and Peace. Cambridge: South End Press, 2005.

 

--------. India Divided: Diversity and Democracy under Attack. New York: Seven Stories Press, 2005.

 

--------. Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution, and Profit. Cambridge: South End Press, 2002.

 

--------. “Women in the Forest.” In Ethical Perspectives on Environmental Issues in India, ed. George A. James, 73–114. New Delhi: A. P. H. Publishing Corporation, 1999.

 

Shiva, Vandana, ed. Close to Home: Women Reconnect Ecology, Health, and Development Worldwide. Philadelphia, Pa.: New Society Publishers, 1994.

 

--------. “Women’s Indigenous Knowledge and Biodiversity Conservation.” In Indigenous Vision: Peoples of India, Attitudes to the Environment, ed. Geeti Sen, 205–14. New Delhi: Sage Publications: India International Centre, 1992.

 

--------. Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Development. London: Zed, 1988.

 

Shiva, Vandana, and J. Bandyopadhyay. “The Chipko Movement.” In Deforestation: Social Dynamics in Watersheds and Mountain Ecosystems, eds. J. Ives and D. Pitt, 224–41. London: Routledge, 1988.

 

Sicular, Daniel T. Scavengers, Recyclers, and Solutions for Solid Waste Management in Indonesia. Berkeley, Calif.: Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of California, 1992.

 

Singh, Rana P. B. Geographical Thoughts in India: Snapshots and Visions for the 21st Century. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009.

 

Singh, Rana P. B., et al. Uprooting Geographic Thoughts in India: Toward Ecology and Culture in 21st Century. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009.

 

Singh, Rana P. B., ed. Banaras (Varanasi): Cosmic Order, Sacred City, Hindu Traditions. Varanasi: Tara Book Agency, 1993.

 

--------. Environmental Ethics. Varanasi: National Geographic Society, 1993.

 

Singh, Shekar. “Sovereignty, Equality, and the Global Environment.” In Ethical Perspectives on Environmental Issues in India, ed. George A. James, 131–40. New Delhi: A. P. H. Publishing Corporation, 1999.

 

Sivaramakrishnan. “Colonialism and Forestry in India: Imagining the Past in Present Politics.” Comparative Study of Society and History 37, no. 1 (1995): 3–40.

 

Sivaramamurti, C. Ganga. Delhi: Orient Longman, 1976.

 

Skolimowsky, Henryk. EcoYoga: Practice & Meditations for Walking in beauty on the Earth. London, England: Gaia Books Limited, 2003.

 

Sochaczewski, Paul Spencer. “The Saga of Krishna’s Gardens: Can Love and Faith Heal Environmental Sacrilege?” International Herald Tribune, 18 October 1994.

 

Sohoni, S. Shrinivas, trans. Prthvisukta. Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd., 1991. Spanel, Ann. “Interview with Vandana Shiva.” Women of Power 9 (1988): 27–31.

 

Sullivan, Bruce. “Theology and Ecology at the Birthplace of Krsna.” In Purifying the Earthly Body of God: Religion and Ecology in Hindu India, ed. Lance E. Nelson, 247–68. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1998.

 

Swami, Praveen. “Narmada Home-Truths: A Movement Makes Some Headway.” Electronic release to Narmada Action Committee, 16 February 1995.

 

Taylor, Bron, ed. The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. 2 Volumes. London and New York: Thoemmes Continuum, 2005.

 

Tigunait, Pandit Rajmani. “Our Planet, Our Selves.” Yoga International Magazine (1999): 23-29.  

 

Tobias, Michael, and Georgianne Cowan, eds. The Soul of Nature: Visions of a Living Earth. New York: Continuum, 1994.

 

Tomalin, Emma. “Bio-divinity and Biodiversity: Perspectives on Religion and Environmental Conservation in India.” Numen 51, no. 3 (2004): 265-295.

 

--------. “The Limitation of Religious Environmentalism for India.” Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion 6, no. 1 (2002): 12-30.

 

Tomalin, Emma. Biodivinity and Biodiversity: The Limits to Religious Environmentalism. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2009.

 

Tomasko, Felicia M. “The Greening of Yoga.” LA Yoga Magazine 4, no. 3 (2005). http://www.layogamagazine.com/issue17/Feature/greeningofyoga.htm


Torchia, Adela Duibaldo. Gandhi, Ecology & World Religions. Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing, 2013.

 

Tucker, Mary Evelyn. Worldly Wonder: Religions Enter Their Ecological Phase. Chicago, IL: Open Court, 2003.

 

Tucker, Mary Evelyn, and John A. Grim, eds. Worldviews and Ecology: Religion, Philosophy, and the Environment. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis, 1994.

 

Udall, Lori. “The International Narmada Campaign: A Case of Sustained Advocacy.” In Toward Sustainable Development?: Struggling over India’s Narmada River, ed. William F. Fisher, 201–27. Armonk, N.Y.: M. E. Sharpe, 1995.

 

Van Horn, Gavin. “Hindu Traditions and Nature: Survey Article.” Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion 10, no. 1 (2006): 5-39.

 

Vannucci, Marta. Human Ecology in the Vedas. DK Print World Pvt. Ltd., India, 1999.

 

--------. Ecological Readings in the Veda: Matter, Energy, Life. New Delhi: D. K. Print World, 1994.

 

Vatsyayan, Kapila, ed. Prakrti: The Integral Vision. 5 vols. New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, 1995.

 

--------. “Ecology and Indian Myth.” In Indigenous Vision: Peoples of India, Attitudes to the Environment, ed. Geeti Sen. New Delhi: Sage Publications: India International Centre, 1992.

 

Veer, Peter van der. Gods on Earth: The Management of Religious Experience and Identity in a North Indian Pilgrimage Center. Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Athlone Press, 1988.

 

Vidyarthi, Lalita Prased, Makhan Jha, and B. N. Saraswati. The Sacred Complex of Kashi: A Microcosm of Indian Civilization. Delhi: Concept Publishing, 1979.

 

Visvanathan, Shiv. A Carnival for Science: Essays on Science, Technology, and Development. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1997.

 

Vogler, J. A. “Waste Recycling in Developing Countries: A Review of the Social, Technological, and Market Forces.” In Managing Solid Wastes in Developing Countries, ed. John R. Holmes, 241–66. New York: John Wiley and Sons Ltd., 1984.

 

Wadley, Susan S., and Bruce W. Derr. “Eating Sins in Karimpur.” In India Through Hindu Categories, ed. McKim Marriott, 131–48. New Delhi: Sage Publications, 1990.

 

Walters, Kerry S. and Lisa Portmess, eds. Religious Vegetarianism: From Hesiod to the Dalai Lama. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2001.

 

Ward, Geoffrey. “Benares, India’s Most Holy City, Faces an Unholy Problem.” Smithsonian 16, no. 6 (September 1985): 82–93.

 

Watling,Tony. Ecological Imaginations in the World Religions: An Ethnographic Analysis.  London and New York: Continuum, 2009.

 

Wilmer, Franke. The Indigenous Voice in World Politics: Since Time Immemorial. Newbury Park, Calif.: Sage, 1993.

 

Wilson, Joseph A.P. “The Life of the Saint and the Animal: Asian Religious Influence in the Medieval Christian West.” Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 3 (2009): 169-194.

 

World Bank. Bank Management Response to the Findings of the Independent Review. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, 1992.

 

--------. “Sardar Sarovar Projects, Review of Current Status and Next Steps.” Washington, D.C.: World Bank, 1992.

 

--------. India Irrigation Sector Review. vols. 1, 2. Report No. 9518–IN. Washington, D.C.: World Bank (20 December 1991).

 

--------. Staff Appraisal Report: India, Narmada River Development-Gujarat. Supplementary Data Volume. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, 1985.

 

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). “Vrindavan Conservation Project.” WWF India brochure, 1995.

 

--------. “Reviving the Sacred Forests of Vrindavana.” WWF India Technical Report, July 1993 to June 1994.

 

--------. “Vrindavan Forest Revival Project.” World Wide Fund for Nature, 1993.

 

Zimmerman, Francis. The Jungle and the Aroma of Meats: An Ecological Theme in Hindu Medicine. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 1987.