Learning Exercise

The Ramayanas

The Ramayana is one of Hinduism most important religious works. This assignment provides the opportunity to learn more about the spiritual beliefs of the Hindu faithful.
Course: World Civilization
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Exercise

Instructons: When the site comes up, Click "Indian," second line, top, middle. Scroll down. Click "The Formation of Religious Traditions." Scroll down. Click "WEB Ramayana." Click "The Story of Rama (long version). Read: The Boyhood of Rama, Life in Ahyodya, The Forest File, Rama's Stay in Kiskinda, Hunuman's Prank, The Great War, an Period after Coronation. Write a 5-page paper detailing the major themes of the Ramayana and identifying the major beliefs of Hinduism presented in the Ramayana.

Disciplines

Technical Notes

None.

Requirements

None.

Topics

Religion India

Learning Objectives

To acquaint students with a primary source on the core beliefs of Hinduism.

Assessment

Paper.