Bhakti: Devotion in South Asia

A study of diverse Hindu devotional movements from classical and medieval periods. Primary readings include poetry by both men and women, devotees of Vishnu, Krishna, Shiva, Rama, and the Great Goddess. Critical articles help situate the devotees and their songs in cultural context. (Offered in alternate years.) Meets the Critical Perspectives: Global Cultures requirement. (Not offered 2023-24).

Prerequisite: Religion 160 or consent of instructor.

Degree requirement — Critical Perspectives: G

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