Aims and Objectives (Inhaltliche Schwerpunkte):
The course offers an introduction to different stages and forms in the development of Hinduism. In particular the course will introduce to (1) some of the major Hindu scriptures, (2) to the philosophy and spirituality of Vedanta, Yoga and Bhakti and (3) to transformations in Neo-Hinduism.
A reader for the seminars and a reading list will be provided through learnweb.
Sprechstunde: Mittwoch 9-10 Uhr, Raum 423
A certificate (PS-Schein) can be obtained on the basis of regular participation and an extended essay.