Rel912 - Dalits: untouchables- outside of the system, no...

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Religions 9/12/07 Rig Veda 1) Metaphysics –Question of creation Monism- Non duality Maya- Illusion 2) Social Order Purasha- Cosmic man: chop a guy into little pieces Face: Brahmans- perform rituals for other people Torso: Shatriya- the rulers: the kings, the warriors Legs: Vaishya- merchants, bulk of people Feet: Sudra- jobs that no one else wants to do
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Unformatted text preview: Dalits: untouchables- outside of the system, no one wants to deal with. Putiry to pollution hierarchy Never accept cookd food from someone below you on the hierarchy Only marry and eat within your group Vegetarians to meat within hierarchy. No eating cows....
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course REL 101 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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