Week of 9/9
The power that upholds and orders society and the cosmos
All beings are born with dharma
Refers to ones duty with respect to
Ones social position, caste/class
Ones stage of life
One of the four aim
Week of 9/2
Is Hinduism Religion?
Hindu as a term that merely
designates people living in a certain
Hinduism is a modern term
Five elements that unify the tradition:
Doctrine, Practice, Society, Narrative,
The three jewels
The Awakened One; turning the wheel of Dharma introduced the
Dharma to the world (however, he did not invent it!)
The Teaching; embodied in a series of Scriptures. Oldest canon of
RLST 110 World Religions Exam #1 Review Sheet
Brodds Three Questions
What is ultimate reality?
How should we live in this world?
What is our ultimate purpose?
Dimensions of Religion
1. Ritual what adherents of a religion do a