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MUM faculty present at Harvard on Sustainable Agriculture
by Dr. Jim Karpen
Maharishi University of Management - The Review Translate This Article
2 June 2016
The Excellence In Action page of Global Good News is featuring Maharishi University of Management* faculty who recently presented a more profound view of agriculture at a conference on ''The Spirit of Sustainable Agriculture'' hosted by Harvard Divinity School.
Delegates from MUM leading a conference workshop were Dr. Travis Cox, Dr. John Fagan, and Dr. A. Thimmaiah, who was also invited to address the entire conference. His presentation advocated that the future for farming is not genetically modified organisms or conventional farming with toxic chemicals. Instead, he proposed spirituality in agriculture, with methods more simple and natural, saying, 'It's agriculture such as Vedic and Biodynamic agriculture that gives deep respect and reverence for—and humility toward—farmers and farming'.
Workshop themes were ''integral agriculture'' by Dr. Cox, Dr. Fagan presented Maharishi Vedic Organic Agriculture, and Dr. Thimmaiah spoke about 'Biodynamic agriculture''.
Please click on the following link to read more about MUM faculty present at Harvard on Sustainable Agriculture on the Excellence in Action page.
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*Maharishi University of Management (MUM) is a private, accredited university featuring Consciousness-Based℠ Education, designed to develop the student's total potential. The curriculum offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in the arts, sciences, humanities, and business, but also integrates self-development programs. All students, faculty, and staff practice the Transcendental Meditation® technique, which develops integrated brain functioning, promotes wellness, and enhances learning ability and academic performance. Other innovations include taking one course for 3-1/2 weeks with a three-day break between each course, and organic vegetarian meals. Visitors Weekends are held throughout the year. For more information, call the Admissions Office at 800-369-6480 [toll-free in US; outside US call: 1 641-472-1110] or visit http://www.mum.edu.
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