Religion Jan 13 - Religion RE 101 SI Learning/Research...

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Religion January 13, 2010 RE 101 SI Learning/Research Group Every Sunday @ 5 pm Room L3-314 (Library) SI Learning Assistant Shay Beck Quiz February 24!!!!! Instead of Monday February the 22nd Introduction to Hinduism Approaches to Hinduism Dharma: religious duty (what is expected from a practitioner of Hinduism) Sampradaya: tradition (monday) Hindu sacred texts do not have the same central role in studying hinduism. . that texts would have in say Christianity What do Hindu people do? Weddings: bride + groom walk around the fire seven times while holding hands Purification: water washes away your sins. . go into water and walk out upon departure your sins have been cleansed Pilgrimage Sadu: Someone who has giving up the traditional way of life with the hopes of devoting yourself to the divine. . these people meditate etc. Festival of Holi: A festival of love, happens every year, for 3 days, people act like the young Krishna who is a very playful and youthful god. . they throw water, colored powder
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