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01:840:211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Rigveda, Indus River, Mantra

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25 Jan 2017
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Lecture 1: vedic hinduism and ritual in ancient india. Ancient and medieval indian people didn"t describe their religion as hinduism because their reli
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01:840:211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Rigveda, Upanayana, Brahmacharya

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2 Feb 2017
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The dharma tradition and early social expressions of hinduism. Upanisads text express ascetic or renouncer ideal. Recommend the relinquishment of all d
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01:840:211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Rigveda, Upanishads, Dharma

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7 Feb 2017
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01:840:211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Amanita Muscaria, Psilocybin Mushroom, Savitr

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25 Jan 2017
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Some major deities of the polytheistic vedic pantheon. Ultimate reward: immortality (to become a god after death) Chief of the gods, creator of the nat
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01:840:211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Upanishads, Hindu Cosmology, Soteriology

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7 Feb 2017
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The upanisads retain the concept of karma but reject simple vedic ritualism as the sole means of reaching the absolute, i. e. brahman. All forms of act
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01:840:211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Dharma, Adharma, Sattva

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18 Feb 2017
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Confusion or misxing of the social classes (varna-samkarah) Arjuna is a ksatriya and thus has a sacred duty as a warrior to fight, but a sacred duty al
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01:840:211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Immaculate Conception, Human Beings In Buddhism, Tushita

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27 Mar 2017
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Lecture 9: sumedha, dipankara buddha, and gotama buddha in theravada buddhism. The final life and buddhahood of the bodhisatta. Gotama is the last of m
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01:840:211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Gautama Buddha, Arhat, Bhikkhuni

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21 Feb 2018
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<sumedha, dipankara buddha, and gotama buddha in theravada buddhism> (continued) Kamma, and thus will no longer be reborn in samsara. : yet, in many of
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01:840:211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Historical Vedic Religion, Indus River, Yajna

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21 Feb 2018
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Agnim | e | pura -hitam | yaj asya | devam | (cid:2522)tvijam | hot ram | ratna-dh tamam // Agni | p rvebhi | (cid:2522) i-bhi | ya | n tanai | uta | s
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01:840:211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Tao Te Ching, Sima Qian, Ancient Greek Philosophy

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19 Apr 2017
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Lecture 16 daoism (the teaching of the dao) The identification of a religion called daoism ( taouism ) appears for the first time in 19th century europ
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01:840:211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Bodhisattva Vow, Bodhicitta, Mahayana

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4 Apr 2017
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Mah y na buddhism is a development within the buddhist tradition that began in india around 0. C. e. and later spread to china, tibet, korea, japan, vi
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01:840:211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Hindu Cosmology, Upanishads, Brahmapura

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21 Feb 2018
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In the upanisads - highest form of religious action (karma) - no longer merely propitiating (regain) the gods or sustaining the cosmos through sacrific
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