Philosophy of some hymns of vedas and purans in relation to environmental status
Author(s): Dr. Sudhir Kumar Rawat and Anjana Vashishtha
Abstract: Universe is full of mysterious and man in the unique creation of the universe. The universe attract the attention of all the sensitive minds towards its changing order, and orderly changes fascinated philosophers to think about role of nature: Philosophy is an endeavour to comprehended the ultimate nature of the Universe through speculations. Different religions prevailing have environmental overtones and an ecological code of conduct for reverence towards nature and natures' creation. As the following has been mention in Kishindakanda kand (Chaupai No.-2) in the Ramcharitmanas. Kshiti jal pawak gagan sameera. Lord Rama explain that the five things the Prithvi (earth), the water, the fire, the sky (cosmos) and the air make the human body. As our lord said that these five adiotic factors are responsible for making our body its' our responsibility to preserve these factors and it has been advised to worship them which make our environment clean and healthy. In the Hymns of Regvedas it has been advise not to disturb the Sky and do not pollute the atmosphere. Dhyan ga lekhirantariksha mahiesih prithavi sambhav ayamprahi twa…. Care for the nature and natural creations were given great importance during ancient times in India. The need of the time to preserve our wild life and thereby to help in maintaining the ecological balance.
Dr. Sudhir Kumar Rawat, Anjana Vashishtha. Philosophy of some hymns of vedas and purans in relation to environmental status. Int J Adv Acad Stud 2019;1(1):222-224. DOI: 10.33545/27068919.2019.v1.i1a.648