German scientist trains farmers on ancient Indian vedic homa therapy

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Rampur (Himachal Pradesh), Mar 19 (ANI): To deal with the impact of climate change in agriculture, farmers in Himachal Pradesh are being trained by a German scientist in the ancient Indian vedic homa therapy.lrich Berk claims the vedic homa therapy, which invokes prayers, has been found to aid farming.

This farming technique is called 'Homa' (traditional vedic farming method through prayers) farming here. Berk has made some alterations in the centuries old technique to make it contemporary.

Berk said that if the farmers practice 'Homa' therapy it might rain in their farms as the therapy creates microclimate around one's farm.

"It is possible that if the farmers practice 'Homa' farming here that it might rain as it creates microclimate around your farm and you will be safe. The capacity of soil to absorb the moisture will be increased," said Berk.

Lalit Mohan Sharma, a farmer in Rampur, said that by practicing 'Homa' farming pollution can be controlled to a large extent.

"Earlier in Hindu culture, life used to revolve around Vedas and today he has given a demonstration of 'Homa' farming and also told us that by practicing this technique pollution can be controlled," said Sharma.

The farmers are very delighted to adopt the traditional methods of farming and offering prayers. They believe that the prayers offering will help the farmers to purify the atmosphere and bring timely rainfall to have good crop. By Hemant Chauhan (ANI)

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