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RUTGERS01:840:211lammertsSpring

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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01:840:369 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Axial Age

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2 Nov 2016
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Buddhism has its roots in the axial age. The axial age was from 300-800 bc, the centers of many ancient civilizations emerged, independent of one anoth
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RUTGERS01:840:112thomasmyladilFall

01:840:112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Christian Mysticism, Interworld, Five Pillars Of Islam

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1 Nov 2016
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Early christianity began as a jewish apocalyptic movement. Ever since the beginning the jews were under the control of foreign rulers who suppressed th
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RUTGERS01:840:112thomasmyladilFall

01:840:112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Messianic Age, Ancient Greek Philosophy, Oral Torah

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1 Nov 2016
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Ghprotestant christians believe that the old testament has 39 books. The jewish believe that the old testament has 24 books. The catholics believe that
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RUTGERS01:840:211lammertsSpring

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 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 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 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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RUTGERS01:840:112thomasmyladilFall

01:840:112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Hamartia, Chinese Buddhism, Fundamental Interaction

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25 Aug 2016
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In china there is a broad range/ many/ different views on death and afterlife. Don"t have a uniformed views on death and afterlife. There are different
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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 5: Rigveda, Upanishads, Dharma

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7 Feb 2017
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RUTGERS01:840:112thomasmyladilFall

01:840:112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Jnana Yoga, Atharvaveda, Yajurveda

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17 Nov 2016
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Hinduism is reincarnation heavy - birth, death, rebirth. The bodies of the dead are usually either cremated or buried anywhere. Religion of diversity -
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