hindu cont'd - Topic catse system carnas and jati brahmins...

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Topic catse system carnas and jati brahmins (priests) kshatriyas (nobles) vaisyas (aryan commoners) shudras (non aryan commoners) – The Three Margas Karma Marga (The way of works) vedas and brahamas daily pujas (rituals) and lifelong process of ritual observance will assure a safe passage to "The world of te fathers" four stages of hindu life apprenticeship householder forest dweller (pilgrimage) Moksha (sannyasin) Jnana Marga (The way of knoweledge) veags and the upanishads Bhakri Marga (The way of devotion) The Bhagavad Gita) – the upinashids highly philosophocal bok, culmination o hindu speculation-natural outgrowth from the Vedas. Metaphysical discussion about the beginning (creation) of the uiverse and the origin and the nature of human life in relation the cosmic totality hindu creation story creation vs emanation\\
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course RELIGION 300 taught by Professor Obayashi during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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