Sanjeev Chatterjee Water Project
You will prepare and submit a term paper on One Water, Sanjeev Chatterjee Water Project.
Your paper should be a minimum of 1000 words in length. One Water A concern demanding worldwide attention regarding the worldwide deficiency prompted Professor Sanjeev Chatterjee to initiate an international campaign aimed at providing a solution to the emasculating endangerment of freshwater. Professor Sanjeev went ahead to propose an initiative in the university of Miami, later writing the movie One Water that highlights the endeavors communities make in trying to sustain their water needs. The theme of the movie is based on the effects that lead to the detriment of water bodies that provide clean ample water, which comes from the effects of industrialization and globalization such as pollution, heightening drought levels among others. The heart of the movie lies not only on water necessity as a physical need but also on the spiritual and physical significance of water. Professor Sanjeev elaborates on certain number key aspects that portray the need set theme of the movie. The initiative creation was geared by the Miami university campaign through a documentation that heeds to employ the art of film to create awareness on the face of the world. The success of the documentary was immense bearing recognition from certain water deficiency stricken nations including South Africa, Columbia, India and Bahrain. This demonstration aids in the awareness for a number of remedial steps that should be emulated to secure and protect the water resources now present, while avoiding their demise. At the screening of the movie One Water, professor Sanjeev expressed the basic message of the movie “One Water was conceived as a wake-up call to the global crisis of provisioning of safe potable water in a visually compelling way.” What are the Physical and Spiritual Aspects of Water? Water in different communities holds different importance and views. The physical aspects of water are quite elaborate and are wide all over the world. Besides quenching thirst, it is used in all aspects of life. In reference to the movie, there are quite number of scenes that show the desperation in many as they struggle getting ample potable water for consumption.
The sense in portraying the physical aspect of water is that it holds the sustainability of life. Water is life (UNESCO). In the Buddhist religion, water is a vital aspect of their religion. Buddhists use water as a purifier of objects. Aside from providing spiritual cleanliness, it also provides the physical cleanliness. Different religions have different significance of water. The Buddhists hold significance in water during the burial ceremony of an individual, symbolizing the spiritual endowment willed to the departed in the life after. The Christian aspect of water likens believing of the living water to the promise of a life in heaven. The core of Christian faith is Jesus, who was baptized in the river Jordan by john the Baptist. This attribute has built the foundation for the baptismal ground of the Christian faith. In the catholic and other Christian faith, the baptism rite is only valid if there is the use of water as a sign of the union with the Almighty. Additionally, jesus regards Himself as the living water, pointing out the importance of water in life. Hinduism rewards water with the power to cleanse all things.