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RE160 – Hinduism

An historical and thematic introduction to Hindu traditions from prehistoric India to the present day, focusing on classic texts and popular rituals. Topics include the Rig Veda, the Upanishads and the rise of Buddhism, the great epics (Mahabharata and Ramayana), Yoga, the Bhagavadgita, Indian art and music, devotional movements and poetry, Goddess worship, dharma, the caste system, Hindu nationalism, Gandhi and Indian independence. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Global Cultures requirement. (Not offered 2019-20).


TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Fall 2018 Block 3 Hinduism Tracy Coleman Armstrong Hall 233 25/9 02/16/2019
Spring 2019 Block 6 Hinduism Tracy Coleman Armstrong Hall 230 25/15 02/16/2019