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Department
Religion
Course
RLGA02H3
Professor
Henry Shiu
Semester
Summer

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Lecture 1Intro to HinduismMost Hindus see themselves as devotees of GodsDevotions to specific gods of Hinduism three head markingNot a single religionpractitioners devote to many gods and goddesses familyUse the term Hinduismsome scholars say there is no such thing because of great complexity and diversity of religions in IndiaNon Hindus are known as mlecchaToday in temples there are signs that say only Hindu shows rise in Hindu consciousnessSystem of beliefs religion lacks definition no universal arrangement of what religion constitutes asSome think religion as a belief in god there are religions with noneConcept of religion should be eliminated entirely some theorists thinkHinduism is not something that is practised in specific placetime more provisionalIt structures maintains and influen
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