Vinod Shah

Leadership for medical missions

Hinduism

Breakout Session
Main Building ED 312/313

Hinduism is a religious philosophy that is still evolving.With millions of gods and godessess and with its varied customs it can be very confusing for the Western mind.A brief overview is being attempted for a believing Christian.

Objectives

The following will be described:
An introduction to Hinduism and historical perspective
The Hindu world view
The Hindu epistemology
Cosmic Justice and the concept of "karma"
The view of the "body" in Hinduism
The view of suffering in Hinduism
The New age movement and Hinduism
Yoga- can we Christians perform yoga?
A brief comparison with the Christian world view