STUDY AIDS

LECTURE OUTLINES WITH
TERMS AND QUESTIONS
  LINKS AND IMAGES


   


HINDUISM

Hinduism: The One and the Many

 

   
Early Veda: Gods, Priests and the Fire Sacrifice  

Links:
The ancient Indus Valley


Vedanta: The Upanishads and the Way of Mystical Knowledge  

Image:
Visnu on Naga Bed


World Renunciation and Yoga

 

  Links:
Sadhus: The Great Renouncers [an exhibition]

The Bhagavad Gita

 

  Image:
Gitacharya: Arjuna and Krishna


BUDDHISM

Buddha
  Image:
Siddhartha as ascetic
Buddha Teaching

Three Marks of Reality and Four Noble Truths


 
Mahayana Buddhism and the Bodhisattva   Images:
Amida Butsu
Mudras
Maitreya
Reclining Buddha
1 2
Avalokateshvara
Zen   Links:
Images of Bodhidharma


ISLAM

Muhammad    

The Qur'an, Hadiths, and Central Teachings

 

   

The Five Pillars of Islam

 

  Links:
Islamic Center of Washington DC

Mosques of the World

Images:
Ka'bah
1 2

Mysticism and Islam: The Sufis

 

   

Major Sectarian Divisions of Islam: Sunni and Shi'i

 

   

CHRISTIANITY

Introduction to Christianity

 

   

Life and Teachings of Jesus

 

   

Paul of Tarsus

 

   

Early Church

 

   

Protestantism and Reformation

 

   

 

   


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