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Author Muesse, Mark W. (Mark William), 1957-

Title Great world religions [videorecording] : Hinduism / Mark W. Muesse.

Imprint Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    294.5 MUE 2003    Available
Edition 2nd ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sd. col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (ii, 65 p. ; 22 cm.)
Series Great courses
Great courses (DVD)
Note Course Number 6104: 12 lectures (30 minutes/lecture).
Contents lecture 1. Hinduism in the world and the world of Hinduism -- lecture 2. Early cultures of India -- lecture 3. World of the Veda -- lecture 4. From the Vedic tradition to classical Hinduism -- lecture 5. Caste -- lecture 6. Men, women, and the stages of life -- lecture 7. Way of action -- lecture 8. Way of wisdom -- lecture 9. Seeing God -- lecture 10. Way of devotion -- lecture 11. Goddess and her devotees -- lecture 12. Hinduism in the modern period.
Performer Lecturer: Mark W. Muesse.
Summary Provides an overview of Hinduism and discusses why Hinduism is perhaps the most diverse religion of all. Covers topics such as arranged marriages and the caste system, the Indus Valley Civilization, the sacred writings in the Vedas, the Bhagavad-gita, and the Upanishads, ritual purity rites, the Aryan language of Sanskrit, and Hinduism's rejection of the notion that there is but one path to the divine. Introduces Hinduism's wealth of gods, terms, and practices, such as Krishna, karma, guru, and yoga.
System Details DVD, region 1.
Subject Vedas.
Indus civilization.
India -- Religion.
Added Author Teaching Company.
Added Title Hinduism
ISBN 1565857925 : $199.95
Music No. 6104 Teaching Company

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