Toxics Link Public Lecture Series: Eco Dharma

Toxics Link’s Environment & Health Public Lecture Series

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Eco- Dharma reveals eco- approach associated with Indian concept of sacredness of the nature as well as concern in development of public environmental awareness. India today brings the picture of deep ecological crisis as a consequence of over population, aggressive implementation of technology and climate change. The living matter strives in attempt to share life space with human constructions and machinery. Bishnois from Western Rajasthan since 16th Century effectively continues their Eco- Dharma – sacred duty of protecting environment.

Bishnoi villages oases are easily distinguishable with plenty of trees and wild life. The community is known for sacrificing their wealth and life to guard them.

Toxics Link invites you for a screening of the film on 4th March 2009 at India International Centre.

Screening: Eco Dharma; Duration 28 minutes, Directed by Malgorzata Skiba

Panelist:  Dr. Savyasaachi, Jamia Millia University, Malgorzata Skiba, Sudhamahi Regunathan, ex – Vice-Chancellor of Jain Vishva Bharati Institute, Rajasthan

Date : 4th March 2009, Wednesday
Time : 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Conference Room 1, India International Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi (In collaboration with India International Centre)

For further information, please contact:
Pragya Majumder –
Bindu Milton –
T: 24320711, 24328006

Aastha Kukreti

Aastha Kukreti holds a Master’s degree in Environment Management and her areas of expertise range from waste management, pollution ecology, green audits, ecofeminism, environmental equity and social justice.

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