2022-2023 Catalog

REL 211 Hinduism: Unities and Diversity

An introduction to the vast, complex religious traditions of India known as Hinduism, with readings from some classic works of early Hinduism, such as the Vedas, Upanishads, and the Bhagavad Gita, and Hinduism's extensive oral and written mythological tradition. Hindu worship and meditation are studied, as well as the religious foundations of the caste system. Issues in contemporary Hinduism are also considered. Counts toward Asia Culture Cluster and Asian Studies major and minor. [GM2, H, V]