Learning Exercise

The Bhagavid-Gita

The Bhagavid-Gita is sometimes compared to Christianity's New Testament and Lord Krishna to Jesus Christ. This site introduces students to another important Hindu religious book.
Course: World Civilization
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Exercise

Instructions: Once the site comes up, Click "Indian," top, middle. Scroll down and Click "Bhagavid-Gita, Recension by William Quan Judge." Read Chapters 1-18. Write a 5-page paper describing in detail who Lord Krishna is and describe how Lord Krishna impacted the basic beliefs of Hinduism.

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Technical Notes

None.

Requirements

None.

Topics

Religion India

Learning Objectives

To acquaint students with one of Hinduism's most important religious books, which introduces Lord Krishna.

Assessment

Paper.