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Are Plants Conscious?

March 26th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

Plants are complex organisms, perhaps less different from animals than is often assumed


Consciousness and Conscience

March 8th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

The more we learn about animals, the more their consciousness weighs on the human conscience


Farminaries and Ecoseminaries

February 22nd, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

“The original vision for the garden was that it might be a kind of ecoseminary,” says Marilyn Elliott, Asbury’s vice president of community formation, a place that could “bridge racial divides, teach children about nutrition, provide organic food cheaply or free for students,” as well as create a safe and restful place for the whole community


The Sanskrit Effect

January 8th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

Numerous regions in the brains of the pandits were dramatically larger than those of controls, with over 10 percent more grey matter across both cerebral hemispheres, and substantial increases in cortical thickness


Do Plants Have Memories?

September 25th, 2017 | by Harmonist staff

Scientists have found that certain plants can remember experiences of drought and dehydration, cold and heat, excess light, acidic soil, exposure to short-wave radiation, and a simulation of insects eating their leaves


Climate Change and New Indian Crops

August 31st, 2017 | by Harmonist staff

In the village of Huddu, its ancient terraces are indeed sprouting a new crop — organic potatoes. They’re being cultivated alongside traditional crops


Are Trees Sentient Beings?

August 21st, 2017 | by Harmonist staff

This one beech tree was cut 400-500 years ago by a charcoal maker, but the stump is still alive. The only explanation is that it has been supported by neighboring trees for more than four centuries


Girls’ Education in Vrindavan

June 29th, 2017 | by Harmonist staff

On June 15th, Marie Avgeropoulos, a renowned actress and one of the stars of the popular Emmy-nominated sci-fi series “The 100” hosted an event to benefit Food for Life Vrindavan in Los Angeles


Holi and the Mormon Spring Break

April 20th, 2017 | by Harmonist staff

Simply put, the organizers understand everyone at the Festival to be praising Krishna, while the majority of the Festival goers understand themselves to be at a fun dance party



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