论伟大民族复兴——新纪元之未来文明

论伟大民族复兴——新纪元之未来文明

论伟大民族复兴——新纪元之未来文明

论伟大民族复兴——新纪元之未来文明

论伟大民族复兴——新纪元之未来文明

作者:中华和平龙,大爱文明共享时代,世界和平宣言,龙之精神,精武精神诠释者龙的传人:宏泰

CHICAGO, IL, UNITED STATES, February 11, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — 历史兴衰,风云诡谲也,然大道不增不减,不生不灭,足具智慧便可寻其本源。

将人类的历史拉长,再拓宽加深,便可以做正弦函数的曲线观,我们总是于时局的最低处开始向上发展,再于时代最兴盛,最高的所在向下跌落,至此而得生死轮回不止,兴衰更迭不息,这便是人,社会,信仰与国家纠葛相生,同声共气,世世代代风云演绎的常态。

不破不立,大破大立,社会和时代的发展和交替总是遵循着这样的道理。对于中国来说,以古阅今,再以今对古,莫不如此。

在近现代有不少的学者已提出己见,他们表示,纵观中国文化历史千年的沿革,虽朝代更迭各自为华夏之邦大放异彩,但是悉数文明的发展和性质,竟然也呈现倒退之势。改革是必然的,时代的转换,生活方式的变迁,科技的超高速发展,地球村现象带来的巨大文化冲击,其都是必然的,这都是人心、人性与社会发展共同作用的成果,也是曲线观最直接的时代显像。

所以,文化沿革至今,出现了明显的滑落,无发展甚至是后退,都是历史的必然性,没有一种时代现象是某种不可言说的巧合,盛世荣华是如此,国寿浅短是如此,人心升落是如此,文化变异是如此,天灾人祸亦是如此。全盛如同黎明,之前必是黑暗。

想要复兴伟大中国古老文明,就要明白什么叫做“复兴”,复兴是面向未来的,是烁古跃今的,是如同中药一般,仁心在怀,望闻问切,对症下药,君药臣药互补,由表及里发散的。我们必须重视宣发能量,修正言行和促进改变,也必须审视当下的人伦模式和社会之态,才能发现问题,解决问题,完成升级。

唯有真心一颗,行走大道,触及灵魂,放眼未来,我们才能真正的走到“复兴之路”上,完成时代交给我们的大任。就像希腊传说中 所说的那样,潘多拉魔盒即使带来了瘟疫、忧伤与灾祸,但却留下了最终的“希望”,所以,当我们克服私欲,以高我自性,和高维官能为动力源,才能破灭黑暗,还原本真,使文明和人性互为交融,生出新兴希望,联通爱与智慧的桥梁。意与念的攀升,才是真正意义上灵魂维度的升华。

曾经无数次的呼唤,呼吁大众走出社会互害模式,并指出本世纪的二十年代是整个地球非常重要的升维年代,每个人都要经历鞭打,自省才能够升维,这个社会才能改变,我们的国家文明才能复兴,甚至是可以拯救数以万计的人类,然而那些愚昧无知,自私无明的人,却仍然走在自我消减的不归路上,在害人害己的行为模式上头也不回地闯去,对此,我除了深表怜悯,看着他们葬送自己,便也再别无他法。

想要进行一轮去其糟粕,取其精华的文明复兴,我们除了自我反省,净化灵魂,升维升德,明道真心,还应该做的就是融贯中西,因为中西合璧,相容并济,才是世界未来局势发展的必然态势。

在季羡林先生的《只有中国文化能拯救世界》一文中,他就指出,文化的一元论,即一家独大,从各方来说都是不合理的,文化应该是多元结成的,欧美人觉得自己是当前世界文化之主,看不见自己文化所带来的社会弊端,是自欺欺人的行为,中国人以为不用洋文就是爱国主义,更是愚蠢的行径,不利于发扬我们包容互补的高级文化。

中国文明是智慧的,我们的文化中既能“融”,也能“忍”,张弛有度得长久,仁爱智慧理天下的心念是我们民族自古而来的心法,当我们抛弃邪念和偏见,拥抱大爱与智慧,一切灾难都会远离,新生的光明时代也会开启,照耀全球。

当德行在位,尊卑有序,心明眼亮共成一体,中国,乃至于整个地球人类的未来,都会被新兴的,升级换代的中华文明福泽。这个时空是万教归一,信仰与科学同体,自然与人类合灵的时代,爱是世界上最伟大的力量,爱也是所有文化出现,发展和升级的唯一必要条件,只有人人升维,以爱为动能之首,以德为选择之主,才能实现灵魂觉醒,文化复兴,回归本源,合灵,明道,遵道,合道,提升纬度,实现人类命运共同体,和天下、悦生活,携手全人类一同进入未来文明新时代!

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Choose Love Awareness Month Photo Contest in Celebration of the Choose Love Formula

The Choose Love Formula Photo Contest is part of the 6th Annual Choose Love Awareness Month (CLAM) during February, 2020.

SANDY HOOK, CT, UNITED STATES, February 11, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement™, honoring first-grade victim of the Sandy Hook shooting, announced today a call for entries for its Choose Love Formula Photo Contest in celebration of the 6th Annual Choose Love Awareness Month (CLAM) during February, 2020. Entries through the CLAM website will be accepted through February 29, 2020.

Photos of your class, family or community group can be a part of this special initiative this month by sharing how you practice the Choose Love Formula. All are invited to submit a picture of you or your group with the Choose Love Formula in a fun and creative way. Ideas include designing a poster as a class, decorate journals with the four character values on them, or decorate shirts. Be creative. Select pictures will be shared on the Choose Love Movement’s social media channels, and winners will receive Choose Love kits with Choose Love Formula merchandise.

The Choose Love Awareness Month brings attention to the Choose Love programs which are based on the simple but powerful Choose Love Formula:

Courage + Gratitude + Forgiveness + Compassion-in-Action = Choosing Love.

It promotes the importance of teaching children core competencies and skills, beyond academics, that can help students thrive physically, mentally and emotionally. Choose Love programs are for students and adults as well.

“We look forward to seeing all the creative ways our students, families and communities are celebrating the Choose Love Formula. Students and adults across the country are being empowered with the Choose Love message and the idea that you can’t always choose what happens to you, but you can always choose how you respond and you can respond by Choosing Love,” stated Scarlett Lewis, Chief Movement Officer of the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement.

Tools and resources are available on the Choose Love Awareness Month website. Tips on how to incorporate the Choose Love Formula into daily life will be posted on the Choose Love social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. This is a call-to-action for every person to Be Part of the Solution and help raise awareness by following the Choose Love social media accounts and sharing with their networks.

The Choose Love Awareness Month honors Jesse Lewis, a six year old victim of the Sandy Hook tragedy. His action saved the lives of nine classmates. Jesse left behind a message on a household chalkboard, “Nurture Healing Love” that became the inspiration for his mother, Scarlett, to found the Choose Love Movement.

For more information, please visit www.ChooseLoveMovement.org.

About The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement

Jesse Lewis was a victim of the Sandy Hook tragedy whose action saved the lives of nine classmates. Jesse left behind a message on a household chalkboard, “Nurture, Healing, Love” that became the inspiration for his mother, Scarlett, to found the Choose Love Movement.

The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with a commitment to reach students, educators and individuals, nationally and internationally, and provide them with a simple, yet profound formula for choosing love. Choose Love programs are no cost, lifespan, next-generation social and emotional learning programs. It teaches children and adults how to choose love in any circumstance and helps them become connected, resilient, and empowered individuals. These skills, tools and attitudes have been proven through decades of scientific research to be the best way to ensure a healthy, meaningful and purpose-filled life. Choose Love programs are in all 50 states and have been downloaded in 90 countries. This movement to choose love has spread by word of mouth and is indicative of the need for this type of learning and our 'Choose Love' message. For more information, please visit www.jesselewischooselove.org. Also visit on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube.

Its signature program, the Choose Love Enrichment Program, is a no-cost infant/toddler through 12th grade curriculum that contains the simple universal teachings of courage, gratitude, forgiveness and compassion in action – the foundational concepts of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL).

Choose Love At Home is a no-cost program based on the success of the Choose Love Enrichment Program teaching families how to Choose Love and help create a safer, more connected world.

Choose Love for Communities brings the Choose Love Formula and message beyond the classroom and enables local businesses and community organizations to help promote a more loving and peaceful community.
NEW! Champions Choose Love is a no-cost athletic-inspired SEL program is geared for athletic directors of schools and all types of athletic programs to bring SEL to youth and teen athletes. The program inspires sportsmanship, builds character and teaches vital life skills.

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New York Medical Aid in Dying Act a Recipe for Elder Abuse

Jeanette Hall

Julie Brown

Margaret Dore, Esq.

Eligible Persons May Have Years or Decades to Live

ALBANY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, February 11, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Attorney Margaret Dore, president of Choice is an Illusion, a nonprofit corporation opposed to assisted suicide and euthanasia, made the following statement in connection with the Medical Aid in Dying Act, now pending before the New York State Legislature. (Bills A 2694 and S 3947).

“The Medical Aid in Dying Act is a recipe for elder abuse, financial exploitation and legal murder," said Dore. "Older people with money, meaning the middle class and above, will be especially at risk to their heirs and other financial predators." Dore added, "The poor will also be at risk, but for a different reason.”

“’Aid in dying’ is a euphemism for euthanasia, physician-assisted suicide and assisted suicide,” said Dore.

Dore clarified, “‘Euthanasia’ is the administration of a lethal agent by another person. 'Physician-assisted suicide’ occurs when a doctor facilitates a patient’s suicide. 'Assisted suicide’ is a general term in which the assisting person is not necessarily a doctor.

Elder Abuse, Financial Exploitation and Murder

“Elder abuse is already a problem in New York State and throughout the United States,” said Dore. “Philanthropist, Brooke Astor, is arguably New York’s most prominent victim. Her son, Anthony Marshall, plundered millions from her estate.”

Dore elaborated, “Perpetrators are often family members. They typically start out with small crimes, such as stealing jewelry and blank checks, before moving on to larger items or to coercing victims to change their wills or liquidate their assets.”

Dore added, “Perpetrators, including doctors, can also be straight up criminals. New York physician, Mike Swango, now incarcerated, got a thrill from killing his patients. Harold Shipman, a doctor in the UK, not only killed his patients, but stole from them and in one case made himself a beneficiary of the patient’s will.”

How the Act Works

“The Act has an application process to obtain the lethal dose,” said Dore. “Once the lethal dose is issued by the pharmacy, there is no oversight. No witness, not even a doctor, is required to be present at the death.”

Years or Decades to Live

“The Act applies to people with ‘a terminal illness or condition' expected to produce death within six months,” said Dore. “Such persons may in fact have years or decades to live. This is due to actual mistakes (the test results got switched), and because predicting life expectancy is not an exact science.”

Dore added, “The Act is based on similar laws in Oregon and Washington State, which also have a six months to live criteria. In practice, the six months to live is determined without treatment. This renders chronic conditions, such as diabetes, sufficient for assisted suicide if without treatment (insulin), the patient has less than six months to live.”

“Consider also Jeanette Hall, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer in Oregon, in 2000,” said Dore. “She made a settled decision to use Oregon’s law, but her doctor convinced her to be treated for cancer instead. Today, nineteen years later, she is thrilled to be alive.”

Assisting Persons Can Have an Agenda

“Persons assisting a suicide can have an agenda,” said Dore. “Consider Tami Sawyer, trustee for Thomas Middleton in Oregon. Two days after his death by legal assisted suicide, she sold his home and deposited the proceeds into bank accounts for her own benefit. Consider also Graham Morant, convicted of counseling his wife to kill herself in Australia, to get the life insurance. The Court found: 'You counseled and aided your wife to kill herself because you wanted … the 1.4 million.'”

New Yorkers Will Be Rendered Sitting Ducks to Their Heirs and Other Predators

“Under current New York law, a person who kills another person is not allowed to inherit from that person.” Dore elaborated, “This is due to New York’s ‘slayer rule,’ providing that a person who kills another person (commits homicide) forfeits any interest in the victim’s estate."

“This situation will change if the proposed Act is enacted,” said Dore. “This is because killing another person pursuant to the Act will legally not be homicide. The death certificate will list a natural death, which will allow perpetrators to inherit.”

“More to the point,” said Dore, “People with money, meaning the middle class and above, will be rendered sitting ducks to their heirs and other predators. The Act will create a perfect crime."

Low Income People

"Washington State's law went into effect in 2009," said Dore. "Three years later, a column in the Seattle Times, which is Seattle’s largest paper, suggested euthanasia 'if you couldn’t save enough money to see you through your old age.'" Dore elaborated, "So you if you work hard all your life, pay taxes and then your pension plan goes broke, this is how society will pay you back? With non-voluntary or involuntary euthanasia?"

Other States Push Back

"Other states have pushed back against legalization,” said Dore. “Two years ago, Utah passed a law clarifying that assisted suicide is a crime. Three years ago, Alabama passed a law banning assisted suicide. Four years ago, the New Mexico Supreme Court overturned legal assisted suicide."

Dore concluded, "Tell the New York State Legislature and the Governor to vote 'No.'"

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Spiritual Master Louix Dor Dempriey Proclaims 2020 as The Year of Beauty

LAGUNA HILLS, CALIFORNIA, USA, February 11, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Each year on New Year’s Eve, spiritual Master Louix Dor Dempriey delivers his Divine dispensation—a benediction that will overlight, guide, and shape humanity and the world for the year ahead.

On 31 December 2019, during his annual New Year’s Eve Retreat (held for the first time in Bali, Indonesia), Louix delivered his Divine dispensation for the coming year, proclaiming 2020 as The Year of Beauty.

During his half-hour video discourse, Louix shares myriad ways we can create and enhance beauty in the world, emphasizing that creating inner beauty needs to be our highest priority. And as this increases our self-love, it enables us to make the greatest positive impact in our world.

To view Louix’s dispensation, please click here: https://louix.tv/2020-is-the-year-of-beauty/

About the Louix Dor Dempriey Foundation

The Louix Dor Dempriey Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization dedicated to sharing the teachings and humanitarian works of Louix Dor Dempriey. Its mission is to help people remember and restore their inherent divinity, and to walk in this world as unconditional love.

Louix Dor Dempriey is a spiritual Master who has dedicated his life to helping other people attain self-mastery in all areas of their lives, so that they, too, can experience true joy and inner peace, regardless of worldly circumstances. Louix's darshan, as well as his illuminating discourses, meditations, and ceremonies, have invoked profound transformation in thousands of people worldwide. With grace and humor, Louix imparts timeless wisdom in contemporary, practical teachings—that transcend all faiths, paths, religions, and cultures. He resides at
Prema Drala Ashram in Laguna Hills, California.

For more information, please visit: http://www.Louix.org.

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Pasadena Cleanup Helps Safeguard and Improve the Environment

Over a dozen kids and parents helped clean up the park in Pasadena as part of The Way to Happiness project, sponsored by the Church of Scientology of Pasadena.

Over a dozen kids and parents helped clean up the park in Pasadena as part of The Way to Happiness project, sponsored by the Church of Scientology of Pasadena.

What one mother is doing to help her kids learn to respect the environment.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, February 10, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Amy, a mother of two boys, has a special way of celebrating certain days of the year. Beginning in June 2018 on World Environment Day, she created a movement for Pasadena that helps to clean up the city. On the International Day of Happiness and four other occasions, Amy rallied kids and adults and hit the streets.

Amy is an Altadena resident who was inspired by The Way to Happiness booklet, a common-sense guide to better living. One of the 21 precepts is “Safeguard and Improve Your Environment.”

“I wanted to teach kids, our future leaders, The Way to Happiness, and doing a cleanup is an easy way for them to get practical experience with the results when applying one of the precepts. Plus cleaning up our planet and keeping it clean is very important for our future,” she says.

The community is invited to join in the next cleanup on April 19, the Sunday before Earth Day.

The Church of Scientology of Pasadena, located on Raymond near Colorado Boulevard, sponsors this social betterment campaign. Contact the Church for more information about the next cleanup, at (626) 792-7532.

Read The Way to Happiness online at The Way to Happiness Foundation website or watch The Way to Happiness book on film and public service announcements on each of the 21 precepts of the common-sense moral code. These videos are part of the toolkit available free of charge to educators, businesses and correctional professionals, that can be ordered from the website.

For more information on the Church of Scientology Pasadena, watch Destination: Scientology—Pasadena on the Scientology Network.

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Survivors of horrific WWII Japanese attack to meet in Pensacola for 75th Anniversary

Reunion of survivors on 75th anniversary of WWII battleship attack

USA, February 8, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Save the date . . .

Survivors of horrific WWII Japanese attack To meet in Pensacola for 75th Anniversary

Contact:
April Homko: aprilhomko@gmail.com (815) 685-9298
Ken Homko: kenhomko@hotmail.com (815) 685-9299

With just a handful of survivors still living from the brutal Japanese attack that left 724 of their ship mates dead and 265 wounded, six crew members will meet in Pensacola, FL, March 19-22 for a reunion at the Pensacola Grand Hotel along with family and friends. The event, taking place on the actual 75th anniversary of that fateful day will mark their 39th reunion filled with unparalleled camaraderie.

Watch a compelling 2-minute video at this link: https://vimeo.com/387227861.(Not for further distribution due to limited permissions and personal photo releases.)

Opportunities for media coverage will include:
• Arranged or casual interviews with survivors
• Memorial Ceremony at the Naval Museum
• Saturday dinner dance
• Sunday Farewell Breakfast with 8 o'clock Report

Contacts April and Ken (See above.) welcome any special requests in advance.

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Bollywood Fashion Show Brings India’s Culture to the Table at the Historic Fort Harrison

The Fort Harrison hosted Shree Ram Mandir fundraiser on Saturday 1st February. The event featured a Bollywood fashion show, traditional Indian dishes and music.

The Fort Harrison hosted a fashion show fundraiser for the Hindu Temple Shree Raam Mandir on February 1st. The event featured Indian food and dress.

CLEARWATER, FL, UNITED STATES, February 6, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — On February 1st, the historic Fort Harrison in downtown Clearwater was the glamourous venue for the Hindu Temple Shree Raam Mandir’s first annual Bollywood-themed fundraiser. In addition to traditional Indian food from Northern India, the event featured a Bollywood fashion show with traditional Indian clothing. Many attendees came dressed in Indian attire as encouraged by the Temple.

After a prayer in celebration of friendship and sharing, attendees enjoyed a traditional Indian meal prepared by the Fort Harrison chefs. While dining, Bollywood videos played for the attendees to get a taste of the Bollywood culture. Bollywood produces around 1,000 films every year – almost double the output of Hollywood. Around 14 million Indians go to the cinema every day, which equates to 1.4% of the entire population.

Following dinner was a Bollywood-themed fashion show featuring the designs of a local Indian fashion designer. The models wore several different types of clothing, finishing the show with wedding attire.

“The Temple’s goal was to do some capital improvements to the building so it won’t be flooded each year by the rains”, said Seema Ramroop, organizer of the fundraiser and parishioner at Shree Raam Mandir. “And this is a great way to help that cause, while experiencing something cultural. This event was a fun night with an ocean of color, radiance and beauty. We all had a great time and helped a great cause.”

Shree Raam Mandir enhances and promotes the learning of the Hindu religion, culture, and traditions through practical and theoretical teachings in which all devotees can learn and grow as Hindus, the Temple is located at 7411 E Comanche Ave, in Tampa. Visitors are welcome to attend services on Sunday at 10:30AM.

The Fort Harrison Religious Retreat:

Since its construction in 1926, the Fort Harrison in Downtown Clearwater has been the home for many community events and charitable organizations. The Fort Harrison’s current owner, the Church of Scientology, has hosted over 500 community events there since a top-to-bottom restoration in 2009. The Scientology religion was founded by humanitarian and philosopher, L. Ron Hubbard, and incorporated in 1954. To learn more, visit www.scientology.org.

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Clearwater Community Volunteers Center Shares the Spirit of Play With Clearwater Families

A family Game night was held at the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center (CCV). Located at 133 N. Fort Harrison Ave in downtown Clearwater, the CCV Center holds complimentary family friendly events every week.

The Clearwater Community Volunteers Center hosted its first ever family game night on February 1st. 21 people from local families reveled in the activities.

CLEARWATER, FL, UNITED STATES, February 6, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — On Saturday 2nd February the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center was the scene of a family game night. The event brought families together to play games and encouraged attendees to ditch electronics for the evening.

“Over half of American kids have a smartphone by the age of 11,” said Michael Soltero, the Manager of the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center. “That means less time spent socializing, less communication within the family and less time to engage with one another. So why not organize an old-school family game night with board games?”

For the occasion, the staff of the Center set-up each room of the center to accommodate a different game. From Monopoly to Jenga, there were plenty of places for families to play. A competition between teams was organized, encouraging families and friends to meet one another and share quality time.

The family winning the most games was awarded the “Best Gamer” prize.

“There is quite a lot of good that comes from playing games” said Soltero, “Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard once wrote: ‘If you were capable of the spirit of play and playing a game and pretending – you’re in a position where you can play the game called reality.’ ”

Board games have been played and have evolved in most cultures and society throughout history. The earliest recording of such games are from Iran, Egypt and India. The late 1990s onwards have seen a constant growth of interest in board games. The rise of the internet developed that interest and made it easier for players to connect. Board game venues are also growing in popularity.

To find out more information about the Clearwater Community Volunteers Center or about upcoming events please call Michael Soltero at (727) 316-5309 or email ccvcenter@ccvfl.org.

About the Clearwater Community Volunteers:

The Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) have over 26 years of community service under their belt with over 150,000 families and children helped since their founding in 1992. Sponsored by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, they stay true to their reputation of helping others with their center located on the corner of Fort Harrison Avenue and Drew Street in downtown Clearwater. Based on fundamentals developed by Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, the CCV Center works with area non-profits to help these groups better attain their goals.

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Pioneering Book on Cow Care in India

Cow Care in Hindu Animal Ethics

Dr Keneth Valpey publishes a pioneering book on the history, philosophy, and ethical status of the cow in India.

This is a path-breaking book that deserves to be widely read … Original and thought-provoking, this book will open up new venues for discussion and reflection regarding cow care.”

— Mary Evelyn Tucker, Yale University, USA

OXFORD, UK, February 6, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Dr Keneth Valpey publishes a pioneering book on the history, philosophy, and ethical status of the cow in India.

Factory farming – specifically the beef industry – is considered one of the main contributors to climate change, prompting many activists and conscientious citizens to rethink their consumption of beef and dairy entirely. But what if there was a more considerate way to interact with cows – one that met the needs of both humans and the planet? Kenneth Valpey's Cow Care in Hindu Animal Ethics examines how the welfare of human civilization is inextricably linked to the care and protection of the cow.

The book begins with a fascinating journey through India’s oldest texts in search of early references to the cow and its relation to human society – from the Rigveda to the Bhagavata Purana to medieval bhakti poetry. From there, Valpey reviews ideas of prominent modern Indian thinkers, providing a penetrating glimpse into the country’s current cow care practices.

In the book’s most philosophical chapter, Valpey proposes an animal ethic that combines Western ethics-of-care and environmental thinking with India’s traditions of: dharma (the sense of duty toward all living beings), yoga (the fostering of virtues such as non-violence, culminating in liberation), and bhakti (the channelling of one’s devotion toward the supreme, leading to a deep sense of relationality with all creatures).

Drawing upon a rich blend of cultural studies, intellectual history, and original fieldwork, Valpey suggests the need for practical action to develop models of sustainable cow care communities – action energized by knowledge, inspiration, and the vision of a future society in which cows are protected, not slain.

“This is a path-breaking book that deserves to be widely read. Valpey expands our understanding of animal ethics and complexifies our notion of devotion. Original and thought-provoking, this book will open up new venues for discussion and reflection regarding cow care.”
—Mary Evelyn Tucker, Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology, Yale University, USA

Dr Kenneth R. Valpey is a research fellow of the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies and a fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, UK. Besides Hindu animal ethics, he has published on Vaishnava Hindu temple worship traditions and on India’s enduring favourite of bhakti literature, the Bhāgavata Purāṇa.

To purchase a hard copy or download the book for free through Open Access, see here. Also available at other online book outlets.

Contact: Divya Alter, +1 313-909-2800
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Series: The Palgrave Macmillan Animal Ethics Series

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Wells of Life’s Run4Water to Save Lives in Uganda

Water well in Uganda

Start of the 2019 5K Race

Run4Water Team in 2019

Wells of Life presents its fifth annual Run4Water on Sunday, April 26 at Mile Square Regional Park in Fountain Valley, California

Wells of Life is based on the belief that water is a basic human right and should be available to all people”

— Wells of Life Founder Nick Jordan

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA, UNITED STATES, February 6, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Wells of Life presents its fifth annual Run4Water on Sunday, April 26 at Mile Square Regional Park in Fountain Valley. Over 1000 participants are expected to support the Irvine-based nonprofit which aims to fund 20 water wells and 15 Healthy Village Programs for rural communities in Uganda, East Africa. Each well costs $6,000 and saves countless lives by providing clean water for over 1,000 villagers for about 25 years.

Run4Water is a sanctioned 5K run and a 1K fun run/walk with exhibit booths, refreshments and entertainment. While fundraising teams are encouraged, individuals are welcome and all registered participants receive an official race time, t-shirt and medal.

What: Fifth Annual Run4Water 5K/1K
Where: Mile Square Regional Park; 16801 Euclid St in Fountain Valley, CA 92708. Parking is available by entering the Edinger entrance on the north side of the park. There is a short walk to the event area or a drop-off location is available.
When: Sunday, April 26, 2020
7:00 a.m. – Registration/Festival Opens
8:30 a.m. – Opening Ceremony
9:00 a.m. – 5K Race Start 9:10 a.m. – 1K Race Start
11:00 a.m. – Event Conclusion
Who: All are welcome but many teams include school groups, churches, businesses and families promoting camaraderie and teamwork while saving lives in Africa.
Cost: 5K Run is $40 and 1K is $25. Teams are encouraged to meet a $6000 fundraising goal. Register online at www.wellsoflife.org or email to request sponsor or volunteer details at info@wellsoflife.org.

Wells of Life is based on the belief that water is a basic human right and should be available to all people. Founded in 2008, the Irvine-based Christian nonprofit organization views access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene as the catalyst that drives change and transforms community life for Africa’s poorest and most vulnerable people. For more information, visit www.wellsoflife.org.

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