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Land & Cow IV – The Green Miracle

August 8, 2012
Land & Cow IV – The Green Miracle

We all like to take medicines when we are sick. But what if you are asked to take a medicine made from an animal excrement? Thats what the ancient Indian did for centuries to remain healthy. Read more to unravel this mystery.

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Land & Cow III – Benefits of Cow dung

July 30, 2012
Land & Cow III – Benefits of Cow dung

Its green, its smelly and most people are disgusted with it! But this excrement can make you happy in more than one way. Read on to know more.

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A Flush Story III : Soil Biotechnology plant at Govardhan Eco Village

July 30, 2012
A Flush Story III : Soil Biotechnology plant at Govardhan Eco Village

In the concluding article of this series read about the operation and advantages of Soil Bio-Technology plant at Govardhan Eco Village and how it proves to be the best eco-friendly alternative for sewage treatment.

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Yoga of Environmentalism

July 30, 2012
Yoga of Environmentalism

Environmentalism is the new religion today. Seeing through the mirage of the so called development, people are realizing the detrimental effects of industrialization. The air we breath, the water we drink, and the food we eat no more nourish us, but sap away our wellness. Our co-inhabitants on this planet are becoming extinct day by day, reducing their presence to mere museums and encyclopedias. Seeing this rapid degradation of planet earth, Environmentalism is gaining fast acceptance, especially among the intellectual sections of the society. But what does Environmentalism profess? Environmentalism is an ideology and a social movement aimed at environmental  [ Read More ]

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Oceans & Vedas

July 30, 2012
Oceans & Vedas

Since the dawn of time humans have established their dwellings on the land, but there is a whole unexplored world out there right within this planet – the Ocean world. The World Ocean day was recently observed on the 8th of June to raise global awareness of the current challenges faced by the international community in connection with the oceans. Upon a close observation of the Vedas one can discover a unique solution to this challenge. Covering nearly 70% of the planets surface, Oceans form a vital element in the sustenance of life on this planet. Oceans help regulate the  [ Read More ]

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From Greed Culture to Green Culture

July 30, 2012
From Greed Culture to Green Culture

June 5th will be celebrated all over the world as the World Environment Day. The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) has declared the theme for this year as Green Economy: Does it include you? A green economy is described as one that results in improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities. The fallacy of consumerism is coming to light in a blatantly painful way. The recent economic meltdowns and the astronomical price rise are making people all over the world rethink the current models of development. The fundamental flaw lies in the way  [ Read More ]

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Land & Cow – III: Benefits of COW DUNG

June 27, 2012
Land & Cow – III: Benefits of COW DUNG

Manure or cow dung as called in India, finds its use in various places in traditional Indian culture. Manure is known in many Indian languages as go-var; go meaning cow and var meaning boon. It indicates how much the traditional Indians revered this excrement. Even the sacred texts of India, the vedas, which condemn all forms of excrements as abominable, hail cow dung as all-auspicious. So much so that one finds its use in many sacred ceremonies and worship. So what’s so special about cow dung?

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Benefits of Aloe Vera

June 21, 2012
Benefits of Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is one of the most popular herbs which has gained so much popularity off late, that it has become a household name when it comes to cosmetics and medicinal uses. Widely used in Ayurveda and other traditional medicine systems for skin and beauty treatment this wonder herb has been around for centuries in many countries, while in some countries, it is seen as a mere ornamental plant.

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A Flush Story – III: Soil Biotechnology Plant at Govardhan Eco Village

June 19, 2012
A Flush Story – III: Soil Biotechnology Plant at Govardhan Eco Village

Blending the advantages of both, the sewage at Govardhan Eco Village is effectively taken care of by the Soil Bio Technology plant (SBT).
SBT system consists of an impervious containment and incorporates soil, formulated granular filter media, select culture of macro organisms such as earthworms and plants. It involves a combination of physical and biological process for processing of wastewater and it derives its fundamental principle from the functioning of a terrestrial ecosystem. The process by design integrates with the natural bio-geochemical cycles of nature and hence proves to be most effective.

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Yoga of Environmentalism

June 14, 2012
Yoga of Environmentalism

‘Environmentalism’ is the new religion today. Seeing through the mirage of the so-called development, many are realizing the detrimental effects of industrialization. Our co-inhabitants on this planet are becoming extinct day by day, reducing their presence to mere museums and encyclopedias. Seeing this rapid degradation of planet earth, Environmentalism is gaining fast acceptance, especially among the intellectual sections of the society. But what does Environmentalism profess?

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Radhanath Swami

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Radhanath Swami’s Kirtan in London
Radhanath Swami’s Kirtan in London


Hare Krishna Mahamantra sung by HH Radhanath Swami during his visit to London.