Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Mohamed Ibrahim

Second Advisor

Marianna Pavlovskaya

Academic Program Adviser

Peter Marcotullio


This project investigates the relationship between sustainability and Vedic culture of India. The ethnographic research at Govardhan Ecovillage seeks to understand how sustainability is embedded in culture. I employ grounded theory for my research methodology which reveals three key themes explaining fundamental and interrelated dimensions of Vedic culture as sustainability.



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