World Religion

This assignment will help you to gain greater insight into Hindu spirituality and devotional practices. You will also have the opportunity to explore the various Hindu gods and select one to study.

Review the Sanatan Society website and select one deity to research.

Prepare an 8 slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that addresses the following:

  1. Provide a brief history of Hinduism.
  2. Summarize the mythology and functions of one Hindu god or goddess.
  3. What is the role of the sacred texts in Hinduism?
  4. Define these concepts in Hinduism: maya, karma, moksha, samsara, and atman.
  5. What are the primal questions that inform these teachings?
  6. What does the Hindu moral life consist of?

Format your presentation consistent with course-level APA guidelines.

  • For Local Campus students, these are 10- to 15-minute oral presentations accompanied by Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations.
  • For Online and Directed Study students, these are Microsoft® PowerPoint®presentations with notes.