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Final Exam study Guide Hinduism : Varna system - meaning and structure; Core Hindu concepts and their connection to the three systems of yoga (Karma, Jnana, Bhakti); The problem of existence and solution; Buddhism : Mahayana and Theravada differences (meaning of terms, path to enlightenment, Bodhisattvas and Arhats); Shramana meaning and role; Buddha origin myth (Dream, 4sights, Asceticism, Enlightenment); 4 Noble Truths (and a general idea about what the 8-Fold Path is); Craving Frustration/suffering and attachment; annatta vs atman; Buddhist philosophy (annatta, annicca, skandas, Buddha’s approach to metaphysics); types of nirvana, Gender and Buddhism Asian Religion in America : Early approaches in America; Significance and events of World Parliament of Religions; “Waves of Asian Immigration”; Immigration legislation (Chinese Exclusion Act, US v. Bhagat Singh Thind, National Origins Act 1923, Immigration Act of 1965); Ethnic vs. Convert Buddhism; role of architecture in
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  • Fall '17
  • CALLHAN
  • Buddhism, Exodus Narrative, American immigrant experience, Core Hindu concepts

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