Submitted by Supratim-Sanyal on Tue, 11/30/2010 - 22:25.
Nevada, Nov 30, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) The Catholic University of America (CUA),
national university of the Catholic Church in the United States located
in Washington DC, is offering various Hinduism related classes.
include: introduction to Hinduism, Hinduism—Religion and Art, classic
texts of Hinduism, God and Goddess in Hinduism, and Core Theological
Texts and Motifs of Hinduism.
These Hinduism classes aim to
acquaint students with iconography, temples, and theologies of the gods
and goddesses of India: Vishnu, Krishna, Shiva, and Devi; wisdom of
Bhagavad-Gita, the Upanishads, devotional literature, and Indian
philosophy; pilgrimages; culture and religious practices of contemporary
Hindu communities in the Washington DC area; divine in Hinduism; nature
of the soul and the body in relation to the divine; religious meanings
of masculine and feminine in the divine; "chosen" divinities; forms of
devotion; Hindu holy men and women; God(s) and Goddesses in “Hindu