Rel912

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

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
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
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

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....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course REL 101 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online