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China and Asia: A brief note on Indian Music Stone Age and the earliest Indian cultures (c. 6000 – c 1000 b.c.) YOUTUBE: India # 1 Harappan civilization at Mohenjo-Daro http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krJ4J5RWPCE Proto-Egyptian Dravidic Megalithic architecture Instruments: reed flute, drums, dancers, arched harp Age of Vedic Chant (c1500-c250 bc): The Aryans VEDIC CHANT YOUTUBE: India # 2 Vedic chant in honor of Shiva http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAlKnIXf5eY Hindu rituals, prayers, etc are recorded in the VEDAS. Music of the gods: Brahma (the creator), Vishnu (the preserver), Shiva (the destroyer) Vishnu, Rama, Ganesh, etc etc Samsara (reincarnation); Karma (influence of good or bad deeds); Nirvana (individual dissolves in the Infinite) DVD: “THE LEGEND OF PRINCE RAMA” (animated) Chapter 5: Prince Ram strings the Bow of Shiva Buddhist and Hellenic Influences (250 bc to 600 ad) : Prince Siddhartha, the Buddha (Enlightened) Four noble truths Escape from the Wheel of living Alexander the Great brings Greco-Persian culture to India
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2011 for the course HUMANITIES 151 taught by Professor Nicassio during the Spring '08 term at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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