RLG464H5 • Saints, Royalty, and the State in South Asian Religions

This course focuses on the relationship between religious ideologies, saints, and state power in ancient, medieval, and precolonial Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, and Muslim states in South Asia. We will read primary sources in translation and examine art, architecture, and material culture to examine how kings and saints/ascetics negotiated politics and power.

(RLG205H5 or RLG210H5 or RLG303H5) and 1.5 RLG credits
In Class
History of Religions