Hinduism Session 4

Hinduism Session 4 - Mahabharata, the Movie - Dice Game:...

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Mahabharata, the Movie - Dice Game: game of chance/fate - Dharma v. Fate - Dharma is not working - Forces of order v. Forces of chaos - Chaos wins, Dharma loses - If it’s all chaos then what is the point - Draupadi saves Dharma at the end - Draupadi represents worship of Krishna - Devotion is greed free/selflessness - No one can save Dharma except for Krishna (personal savior) - Motivation to follow your Dharma is loving Krishna - Be devoted to the truth Hinduism Session 4: Life and Practice—10/4/11 - Truth is Perceptible Bias AND Contextual - Your vantage points effects how you view things - Truth will reveal it self to different people in different forms - Doing the right thing is determined among contexts - This does not mean that truth is relative - Dharma is the right thing to do, but is also contextual Human Difference 1. Natural Socio-Religious Aptitude/Position (Varna, Jati) - Are all people born equal? NO - Genetics plays a great role - Innate differences predispose people to different occupations
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