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Dharma ones own duty righteousness 2 artha

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Unformatted text preview: epresent three worlds: earth, atmosphere and heaven • Represent three vedas: Rig, Yajur and Sama Prasada: a gift from the deity, especially food that has been presented to the god’s temple image, blessed and returned to the devotee. - Literally means ‘clarity’ Avatara : a ‘descent’ or incarnation of a deity in earthly form - some believe that the image in a temple is the incarnation of a deity Mohenja- Daro: ‘Mound of the Dead’ is a town whose remains were revealed in 1926 due to an excavation. - In existence by about 2750 BCE - In the citadel mound there is a huge swimming pool like structure (the great bath) surrounded by porticos and flights of stairs. Historians believe that it wa...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2014 for the course REL 1002 taught by Professor Prabhavaitc.reddy during the Spring '11 term at GWU.

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