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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

First Gaudiya Institution Organized by Female Devotees

April 10th, 2017 | by Harmonist staff

This ashram is mainly run by the women sevaits and regular weekly classes are organized where women from various localities of Kolkata assemble to take a course on the teachings of Gaudiya Acharyas, The Gaudiya Philosophy and much more

The Dalai Lama Visits Vrindavan

April 6th, 2017 | by Harmonist staff

Hinduism and Buddhism have many common features, especially in the practical basics of the inner-directed life of self-abnegation and meditation, spiritual discourse and promotion of the spiritual virtues

The Ganga and Yamuna are Living Entities

March 27th, 2017 | by Harmonist staff

The Uttarakhand high court on Monday declared the Ganga and Yamuna living entities, bestowing on them same legal rights as a person, a move that could help in efforts to clean the pollution-choked rivers

What We Cannot Know

March 23rd, 2017 | by Harmonist staff

Science promises answers to the fundamental questions. But does knowledge have limits

Physics, Biology, and the Multiverse

March 6th, 2017 | by Harmonist staff

The multiple universe argument is very much similar to the argument establishing evolution by natural selection as the centerpiece of biology

Consciousness and Dreamless Sleep

December 26th, 2016 | by Harmonist staff

Deep, dreamless sleep has long been thought of as a state of unconsciousness, but in a new paper, several researchers suggest that consciousness may not completely disappear when the mind recedes into deep sleep

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