Edification of Conservation Management through Folklore and Vedic Literature

  • Nidhi Kaushal
  • Sanjit Mishra


With their great utilitarian function, literary writings can occupy significant space in the vast and an immensely expanding world of Management studies. The Management theories written and practiced today are based on modern scientific studies. The ancient Sanskrit literature has been written thousands of years ago and we can find an ample source of knowledge which is relevant in modern era. For example, masterpiece like Meghdutam (375 CE) by ancient Indian scholar and poet Kalidasa has been revered not only by Indian thinkers like Tagore but has also captured admiration worldwide through appreciation of scholars like Goethe and Max Mueller. These kinds of literary texts represent the humanistic approach of people and their art of managing and developing a connection between man and its outside environment, representing the right management approach of people and maintaining the sustainability aspect as well. Primordial literature has its own theories and techniques on managing the environmental resources. It is an indigenous approach to study the environment conservation from ethnic perspective and we defined it as our hypothesis. The findings that we get from the literary works that, these writings have a strong inference in conservation management and green psychology. They enriched the area of management by providing a much broader aspect based on literature.Keywords: Ethics, Literature, Management, Organization, Psychology, Vedas