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Department
Religion
Course
RLG100Y1
Professor
Arti Dhand
Semester
Winter

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Rlg march 14  Avataraf  Ganesa;visnu; siva o Rama-ramayana o Krishna-mahabharta  Feminine images of god o God- female; all are viewed with great affection  Parvati; she reps maintain order, motherly figure  Durga; warrior; furiousity, fierce; she has multiple arms carrying diff weapons of war; very beautiful women  Kali; reps the destructive face of god; she is equivalent to siva on the mens side; rep as skinny person, flat chested naked; wild hair necklace of skulls; most popular image of her is carrying a torch with her tounge sticking out and blood dripping and pouring on her o Main festivals are regarded with these female gods o In the boy side visnu, siva, ganesa are worshipping for being distinctive deities while on the female side are different aspects of one feminine figure  Term for goddess= devi**  Nivrtti** o Orientation of those who are interested in moksha o 3 major paths
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