Hinduism I: Primary texts in translation (eight lectures)
These lectures, for which the source material lies (almost entirely) in Sanskrit texts read in English translation and with the help of reliable secondary sources, treats major components of the brahminical Hindu tradition which, though of ancient origin, is still relevant today. Particular attention will be paid to important themes developed in the listed primary texts read in translation. The approach taken is classical and textual. These lectures are intended for students in theology and religious studies.