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RELG 356 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Periya Puranam, Nayanars, Sambandar

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Can be defined as devotion understood in wider sense. Finds epxresion nearly all dimensions of living hinduism - ritual, myth, arts, philos. Somewhat r
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RELG 356 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Kamadeva, Fathom, Artha

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> define/explain (key terms in indian languages, choose a portion and define and explain in 5point answer - 5 distinct/substantial points) Basic key po
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RELG 356 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Rakshasa, Patrilineality, English Orthography

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8 Jul 2014
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Sept 17 - hindu marriage and procreative sexuality exam up untl the menski reading today"s lesson focus: central importance that marriage holds in uppe
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RELG 356 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Reginald Heber, Devadasi, Serfoji Ii

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Oct 29 - devadasis in south india: social organization and performance practices. Name itself is problematic: word became pop. during colonial period a
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RELG 356 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Fundamentalism, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, M. S. Golwalkar

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Contemporary hindu nationalist movement right wing hinduism/hindu fundamentalism. Political, cultural, social manifestations with fundamentalist rootin
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RELG 356 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Eunuch, Shobana, Twine

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1. 3 mill eunuchs in india (some born/castrated) Considered to be divine - neither male/female somewhere in between. Deepa - with family for 11 years.
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RELG 356 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Thomas Babington Macaulay, Muscular Christianity, Indian Nationalism

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Nov 19 - incipient nationalism and the woman question . Indian nationalism emerged as response to attacks made on hindu" civilization by colonial admin
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RELG 356 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Vrata, Kolam, Sari

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8 Jul 2014
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Brahmanic notions of ritual purity and their implications. Purity = central ideal (purity of thoughts as well as physical purity - not touching/coming
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RELG 356 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Dravidar Kazhagam, Devadasi, Muddupalani

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8 Jul 2014
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Following gandhi"s advice, yamini purnatilakam, another woman whose. Essentially, in order to participate in the nation and the public sphere, women ha
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RELG 356 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Shaktism, Subtle Body, Devi Mahatmya

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8 Jul 2014
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From the root tan - to expand . Kind of mode, path that is meant to expand consciousness and ways of perceiving the universe and reality. Tantra as spi
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RELG 356 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Lock Hospital, Devadasi, Sexually Transmitted Infection

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Use specific case studies as well (for ex: talk about how caste systems can enter into devadasi topics) Key thing: step back and think of these questio
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RELG 356 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Kannagi, Kovalan, Silappatikaram

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Sept 26 - continuation of paradigmatic mythic figures ( pativratas: kannaki, heroine of tamil epic. Kovalan & kannaki get married young age and move to
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