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Unformatted text preview: Dharmic religions. Hinduism is sometimes considered to be a polytheistic religion, but such a view tends to oversimplify a diverse system of thought with beliefs spanning monotheism, polytheism, pantheism, monism and even atheism. For instance, the Advaita Vedanta school holds that there is only one causal entity (Brahman), which manifests itself to humans in multiple forms while many scholars consider the Samkhya school of thought to have had atheistic leanings....
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course RSTD 203 taught by Professor Schweig during the Spring '08 term at Christopher Newport University.
- Spring '08