20 February 2013
Hindu Goddesses Day 11
The village: Grama (sansk)
The village is a microcosm; everything that happens in the village mirrors a larger
phenomenon in the natural world
Village ritual are then oriented in the here and now,
Hindu Goddesses Day 1
Part 1. Evidence of Devi worship, Rg Veda goddesses
Evidence of goddesses in Rg veda the oldest strata of the most rothodox text
(oldes in Hindu cannon). Rg Vedic hymns of female deities, examples in
In Rg Veda we found pray
Hindu Goddesses Day 2
Sri Laksmi and Jyestha alaksmi
Sri laskmi is the most famous and most worship goddess in the subcontinent, she doesnt
demand sophisticated forms of worship and there is no dangour in worshipping this
goddess, one of the most ancient
Hindu Goddesses Day 3
Sita: the most married goddesses, she is never worshipped without her husband she is the
complete representation of the spouse devotion. Married to Rama.
Her story: she is kidnape into the demon kingdom and she wont l
Hindu Goddesses Day 4
Rajopacara: the royal treatment to gods and goddesses, type of worhip.
Close connection between royalty and divinity (this is used for minatci)
Royalty is part divine and divinities are considered royalty.
Raja(kingly) Upacara (treat
Hindu Goddesses Day 5
Usage of Devi Mahatmya: recitation, temple worship and festival worship.
The entire text is considered to be one single mantra, mantra is a sacred language
used for praying and effective usage.
Reciting the devi mahatya as a mantra i
Hindu Goddesses Day 6
Coburn understands the violence in the CM to be allegorical
We can interpret the battles as symbollic battles against ego; the killing fields to be the
field of consciousness.
Coburn 22 (describtion of the symbolic meaning of the DM
Hindu Goddesses Day 7
Jai Santoshi Maa
Bombay main cinema region, known at an international level
There are many other cinema region tradition
The most well known genre of Bollywood fokns include most of mumbais
contemporary output are ma
Hindu Goddesses Day 8
What element of visual theology did you notice at work in the film:
She usually appeared wearing white for purity, yellow as astetic.
Wearing crown for her royalty, she was holding trident, power. Sitting on a l
Hindu Goddesses Day 9
Middle class and religion
Based on a historical middle class that emerged in the ate 18 and 19 century
England considered to be the engine of British economic growth.
Middle class were considered to be the backbone of
Hindu Goddesses Day 10
Possesion: any complete but temporary domination of a persons body, and the blotting
out of that persons consciousness, by a distinct alien power of know ro unknow origin
Rarely see possession by male gods, p
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Very specific type of film. Started in 1970s, out of the genre known as
Brief popularity in the 80s mostly popular in women population coming into
Often denigrated by critic as culturally low-bro