SAS 169 - South Asian Customs, Rites, and Beliefs or return to Course Catalog Search
207943 – Section 001
|Faculty of Arts and Sciences||South Asian Studies||Michael Witzel|
|Term||Day and Time|
|Fall 2018-2019 (show academic calendar)||F 9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.|
4 (show credit conversion for other schools)
Credit in Faculty of Arts and Sciences is equivalent to:
Graduate and Undergraduate
This course discusses the major beliefs that have informed South Asian thought and behavior for the past 2500 years. In many cases they straddle the apparent Hindu-Muslim divide, even if the designations may differ in Perso-Arabic and Sanskrit/Hindi.
Texts used: in English, and additionally where available, in Sanskrit.
|Eligible for cross-registration|
With permission of instructor/subject to availability
MIT students please cross register from MIT's Add/Drop application.