RELG 252: Buddhism in South East Asia
Theravada (the teaching of the elders) is what is found predominantly in Sri
Lanka, Burma, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia
Derives historically from Sri Lanka in the 3rd century
o Is a surviving Buddhist sch
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puja: worship, performed in domestic and public settings
darsana: seeing and being seen by the divine presence (more literally than sad-darshana - philosophical viewpoint).
bhakti: personal devotion to god, sharing of emotion
The invention of Hinduism
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Connecting Vedic Religion with its contemporary iterations
Study the abstract well
Conclusion (read the end and the beginning)
Topic and transition sentences of every paragraph
Read each artic
The Background to Buddhism
Self Test Questions
were the two chief cities of the Indus Valley civilization situated on the river Indus? 2. How long did the Indus valley civilization last? 3. What role did the Mother Goddess and
Hinduism Test Review
-Absolute reality; since it is everything it is an illusion to think theres a distinct individual self
-Core of Upanishad philosophy; knowledge of the Brahman leads to liberation from samsara
-Knowledge of Brahman: realization
TEST HUNDUISM TERM DEFINITION
Say as much as you can in the essays in a limited space.
Take the terms from the lecture notes- as much information as possible 10 points per term
know the chronology (like Brahman first featured in the vedas but came to prom
Bhajan: devotional singing
Various singing tradions all over India.
Meritorious because one the means by which one can practice and focus on God
Proliferation of Saguna practices.
Diversity is the norm in India. Congregational activity. Hindu ritual is ge
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