This paper purposes to grow the concern on Eco-critical studies. Tagore was a follower and deep lover of nature; he was deeply influenced by nature; he considered nature as like the God. Tagore’s Gitanjali is the true expression of environmental literature. We can find eco-spiritualism, deep ecology, anthropocentricism in Gitanjali. Tagore says nature is the gift of god for the habitant of this earth, but except all the animals; only human beings are disturbing and misusing the natural resources.
Devgond – They completely follow Hinduism and have a high place for the priests. They are the worshippers of Budhadev and Shiv but they also worship Ram, Vishnu, Durga etc. all Devi – Devta’s of Hindu religion and celebrate all the Hindu festivals. They are strictly against the consumption of Non – Vegetarian food and Alcohol. Devgond are purely vegetarian and consider themselves as descendants of Suryavanshi Gond and strictly follow the 16 sacraments as the part of their lives.
Nature Nature goes beyond words. It is a creation belonging to no one and thus making it so pure and beautiful. Often, her presence is taken for granted and unappreciated by many. Her existence is not unknown, yet full of endless surprises. “Economy” by Henry David Thoreau and “Nature” by Ralph Waldo Emerson quotes will be included in my writing, to examine and focus on life’s natural architecture.
The romantics always favored nature over order. Nature has not been altered by reason; it is pure. This idea is clearly shown in this poem through the various similes and metaphors almost all of which have to do with nature. The skylark, the “cloud of fire”, the “golden lining of the sunken sun”, the “purple evening”, the “stars of heaven”, etc. Shelly makes very little mention of anything man-made.
When questioned by the Judge in person whether the claim was true,the Yogi replied that among the various forms of worship practiced all over the world he practiced ‘Tantra Yoga’ that had nothing to do with witch-craft or human-sacrifice. Sir John Woodroffe had read and heard of Tantra Yoga and knew that it produced potent power to the practitioner in a very short time. He asked the Yogi who looked very calm
Religion plays a big role in one’s everyday life in India as it shapes the character of the person in a community. This influence is evident for citizens in the social control, the premise of the law, solidarity, and moral qualities of life (Das). “Religion should just be utilized to partition and wreck, to make and teach, to persuade” (Das) others the beauty one can find with the result of a positive livelihood. In Hinduism, certain animals are sacred and holy, where they are prayed and celebrated in Indian society. Cows are cherished due to the fact that “ the cow is revered as the source of food and symbol of life and may never be killed” (Hindu Cow Taboo).
He was forgiving in nature and did not strive for recognition. He kept learning from all that happened around him and built on experiences along with leading his followers. Through these he portrayed his Servant Leadership style (Greenleaf). The teachings of his religion were deep-rooted in him and he was a visionary. He believed in sticking to honesty at all times and was against the use of unethical means.
If this be so then there is peace here and hereafter. Thus, humans ought to realize that God has created both man and nature and he is a part of the biotic community. In the same vein of human beings, every member of the biotic community, i.e., be they animals, plants etc. have right to survive. Equally every member of the biotic community deserves respect from every other member of the community.
Environment as a basic right If we look at society from a historical perspective, we realize that protection and preservation of the environment has been integral to the cultural and religious ethos of most human communities. Nature has been venerated by ancient Hindus, Greeks, Native Americans and other religions around the world. They worshipped all forms of nature believing that it emanated the spirit of God. Hinduism declared in its dictum that “the Earth is our mother and we are all her children.” The ancient Greeks worshipped Gaea or the Earth Goddess. Islamic law regards man as having inherited "all the resources of life and nature" and having certain religious duties to God in using them.
They would have understood each other perfectly; for in each the same kind of imagination worked with the same wealth of observed fact.” Indeed, Kalidasa was “the only poet in Sanskrit who conceived of nature, though symbolically, as the central concern of most of his works, poetic as well as dramatic… the cloud becomes the ‘hero’ of his poem Meghaduta…”Of the perfection of nature in the Shakuntala, Ingalls writes that “human love in Kanva’s retreat is expressed entirely in animal and vegetable images… as opposed to the court, there is no luxury in the asrama, no polygamy, no