Engaged Projects

Engaged projects in religion and ecology refers to the activities of community organizations and religious institutions that are inspiring and grounding environmental concerns in practical programs, outreach, and education. These projects generally incorporate religious traditions as part of their environmental philosophy drawing on particular scriptures, symbols, and rituals. Engaged projects range from Learning Centers and Retreat Centers to Organic Farms and Alternative Energy Communities.

Engaged Projects in India

Brahma Vidya Mandir
Chipko Movement
C.P.R. Environmental Education Centre
Ecofriendly Ganesh Chaturthi
Govardhan Ecovillage
Gram Vikas Nav Yuvak Mandal
Himalayan Environmental Studies and Conservation Organization (HESCO)
Sankat Mochan Foundation

Engaged Projects in Indonesia

Sacred Groves in Bali, Indonesia

Engaged Projects in the United States of America

Gita Nagari Eco Farm
Hinduism and Ecology Conference

International Engaged Projects

Transcendence and Sustainability: Asian Visions with Global Potential (Transsustain)


Header photo: Balinese Hindus performing the Malasti ritual by the water