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

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) (See also: Science and Socio-Religious Revolution in India: Moving the Mountains)
Kalpavriksh
Navdanya
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
Sacred Ecology Forum at the Bhakti Center
 

International Engaged Projects

Bhumi Project
 

 


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