Minor in Religious Studies - Vishnu and Krishna the Dark Lord: Popular Hindu Religion RELS 3111   Vishnu and Krishna the Dark Lord: Popular Hindu Religion
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course focuses on the god Vishnu and his various manifestations, particularly Krishna, the "Dark Lord." Through an examination of traditional Sanskrit sources and popular regional traditions across India, the course treats the theological, mythic and cultic expressions of one of Hinduism's most beloved figures.
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Tutorial

FORMAT COMMENTS: tutorial meetings
PREREQUISITES: RELS 2011; or RELS2509/HIST 2509; or RELS 2510/ HIST 2510; or permission of instructor.