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The Hindu Method to Save the Planet

Description: This paper discusses the Hindu religion and elements of ecology that relate to this religion. It describes some of the principles of Mahatma Gandhi and describes how these are important spiritually and ecologically.
Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Swadhyaya's Dharmic Ecology

Description: Article discussing an essay by the author titled "Dharmic Ecology: Perspectives from the Swadhyaya Practitioners," discussing the Swadhyayis and their Vrksamandiras, or tree-temples, and dharmic ecology.
Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Ten Key Hindu Environmental Teachings

Description: This article discusses diverse theologies in Hinduism and describes ten important Hindu teachings on the environment.
Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Bollywood and Beyond: Hinduism Changing the World

Description: Article discussing research on the ideals of Hinduism, such as pluralism, dharma, ritam, and nonviolence holding important lessons for the future of Hinduism in particular and for humanity in general.
Date: June 28, 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

The Dharmic Method to Save the Planet

Description: This article discusses environmentalism and ways in which dharmic methods can help save the planet. While most Americans are familiar with the terms such as "yoga" and "Bollywood," Indian perspectives toward the ecology seem to be largely unknown.
Date: May 12, 2011
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Reinterpreting Yajña as Vedic Sacrifice

Description: In this article, the author endeavors to problematize the term "sacrifice," which is often used to translate the word yajna in Indological writings.
Date: 2011
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Renunciation and Non-Renunciation in Indian Films

Description: Article discussing the renunciation and non-renunciation in Indian films. The author reviews several films to analyze the portrayal of ascetics and householders.
Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Indology and Marxist Hermeneutics

Description: Article discussing research on Indology and Marxist hermeneutics.
Date: 2009
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Irony and the 'yoga wars'

Description: Article discussing the debated topic of whether yoga is a Hindu or Secular practice and the potential causes and impacts of how and why this subject is being debated.
Date: December 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Jainism, Dharma, and Environmental Ethics

Description: Article discussing the absence of a formal category of environmental ethics in Jainism and Jainism's historical relationship to environmental ethics.
Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

The Cosmic Dance of Obama-Raja on Newsweek

Description: Article discussing an image that appears on the front cover of Newsweek magazine depicting President Barack Obama.
Date: November 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

[Review] Mourning the Nation: Indian Cinema in the Wake of Partition

Description: This article reviews the book "Mourning the Nation: Indian Cinema in the Wake of Partition," by Bhaskar Sarkar. The book examines the political truncation of India at the end of British colonial rule in 1947.
Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Review
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service