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History of Asia

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Department
Global Asia Studies
Course
GASA01H3
Professor
Liang Chen
Semester
Winter

Description
A History of Asia Page 23-42 Hinduism (Indianism): Oldest main world religion, remains strong with 800 million followers Caste system = system of social organization Holy men (sadhu), always beyond caste Caste remained a source of group identity and strength Hindu Beliefs and Writings There is no founder, or single doctrinal text Developed from the Inudus civilization, which included the cult of Shiva (a dominate Hindu god) The Vedas are the worlds oldest religious texts still used in worship *composed between 1500 and 600 B.C.E* Dharma: selfless execution of ones earthly duties, came from caste rules Karma: is the cons
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