Terms and Questions:

The Classical Period and Bhakti

 

 

Terms:

1.    Puranas

2.    Itihasa

3.    Bhakti

4.    Saiva

5.    Vaisnava

6.    Shakta

7.    Puja

8.    Darsan

9.    Murti

10.Prasad


Questions:

1.    What characterizes the rise of devotional movements in India?

2.    Name and describe the narrative traditions associated with Hindu Devotionalism

3.    What kind of divine-human relationship is enacted in puja?

4.    Who/what gives darsan and who receives it?

5.     What does the presence of the divine in the murti mean for devotees with respect to the divine-human relationship?