Hinduism Through Its Scriptures

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Обучение бесплатное
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Сертификация платная
Duration
1 час курса
О курсе

Ever wondered about the sacred scriptures that have sustained for millennia one of the oldest and most diverse religions of the world - Hinduism? Want to discover the lessons this history may offer mankind in the 21st century?

This religion course introduces the rich and diverse textual sources from which millions of Hindus have drawn religious inspiration for millennia. The Bhagavad Gita has offered philosophical insights to a number of modern thinkers. This course will introduce important passages from important Hindu sacred texts, their interpretations by moderns and will give you an opportunity to engage with them.

Программа
Hinduism Through Its Scriptures
Learn about the rich diversity of Hindu sacred texts – hymns, narratives, philosophical thought – and their interpretations.
Что Вы изучите?
  • Religious and philosophical insights conveyed in Hindu texts
  • How scriptures are interpreted to diverse ends in different historical contexts
  • Sensitive appreciation of world religions
Лекторы
Neelima Shukla-Bhatt
Neelima Shukla-Bhatt
Associate Professor Wellesley College
Neelima is an Associate Professor and Director of South Asia Studies (with a focus on religions and cultures) at Wellesley College. She received her Ph.D. in the Study of Religion from Harvard University in 2003.
Jason Smith
Jason Smith
Jason is a doctoral student in comparative studies and South Asian religions in the Committee on the Study of Religion at Harvard University.
Платформа
EdX
Эта платформа предоставляет все курсы бесплатно. Авторами выступают топовые университеты и корпорации, которые стараются удерживать стандарты качества. За несоблюдение дедлайнов, невыполнение домашнего задания студенты теряют баллы. Как и в других платформах, лекционные видео чередуются с практическими заданиями. Обучение проводится на английском, китайском, испанском, французском и хинди.