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Unformatted text preview: 2. Clinging to the transitory and illusory (material goods) 3. FEAR of bad things can happen in life 4. Identification with a false self ego (egocentric life) 5. Fear of death C. Vendantas path to wisdom truth (spiritual exercises) 1 Karma Yoga: Human beings are insturments of the devine 2. Bhakte yoga: love is ultimate truth of the universe. 3. Raja Yoga: Practices of meditation help achive serenity and pece of mind. 4. Jana yoga: Intelecual and philosophical approach to wisdom and truth D. Conceptions of the Divine: Rig Veda: Truth is one, the wise call it by many different names. Hindu conceptions of god are beyond both monotheism and polytheism! Nirguans- God without attributes, names. (nameless, monotheism) Saguna: God with attributes/ names (polytheism-----Brahman, Shiva, Ganesha, Rama, Sita, etc.) E. The Godes are represented in animal like form...
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- Spring '08