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RLST 015 01 (14031) /SAST057
Gods and Heroes in Indian Religions
Phyllis Granoff
TTh 2.30-3.45 WLH 115
Fall 2016 
No regular final examination
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required
Humanities Area

The basic doctrines and practices of India's three classical religions, Buddhism, Jainism, and Hinduism, explored through close reading of texts in translation. Lives of the founders, great monks, nuns, and lay followers of Buddhism and Jainism; myths of the major Hindu gods; heroines and goddesses in the three traditions.

Enrollment limited to freshmen. Preregistration required; see under Freshman Seminar Program.