HI - History

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HI101 - HI108 Mahabharata - Six Credits each course
Study of Veda Vyas's great epic.

HI109 Ramayana - Three Credits
Survey study of Lord Rama's pastimes as told by the sage Valmiki.

HI110 - HI111 Ramayana - Six Credits each course
In depth study of Valmiki's great epic, with focus on the historical value and content of work

HI112 - HI113 The Life and Times of Lord Krsna - Three Credits each course
The basic tect of this course is the 10th Canto of Srimad Bhagavatam, which focus on the historical aspects of the Lord's life, from a Krishna conscious perspective.

HI114 Vedic Philosophy of History - Three Credits
Studied in comparison with tradition and modern approaches to the writing and study of history.

HI115 Vaishnavism in the Middle Ages - Three Credits
Focus on Madhavacharya and Ramanujacarya and their battle against impersonalism.

HI116 The Life and Times of Lord Caitanya - Three Credits
The basic text for this course is Sri Caitanya Caritamrta.

HI117 The Six Goswamis of Vrindaban - Three Credits
The great teachers are studied in their historical context.

HI118 The Second Generation - Three Credits
A study of Lord Caitanya's movement, immediately after His dissapearence, with focus on Narottama, Srinivasa, and Syamananda, and also the role of Jiva Goswami and Krishnadas Kaviraja.

HI119 Lord Caitanya's Movement in the 17th Century - Three Credits
A study of 17th Century developments with focus on the rise of apasampradayas, the illegitimate lines of teaching.

HI120 The 18th Century - Three Credits
Focus on the life and teachings of Baladeva Vidyabhushana, and also Visvanatha Cakravarti, and their influence on Modern Vaishnavism.

HI121 The 19th Century - Three Credits
Focus on the life and teachings of Bhaktivinode Thakur and his effect on Modern Vaishnavism. Also Gour Kishore das Babaji Maharaja.

HI122 Early 20th Century - Three Credits
Focus on the life and teachings of Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati and his effect on Srila Prabhupada.

HI123 Srila Prabhupada (A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami) - Three Credits
Focus on Srila Prabhupada's life in India leading up to his journey to the West, with attention to his historical context.

HI124 Srila Prabhupada - Three Credits
Focus on Srila Prabhupada from his arrival in America to his dissapearence in 1977. Text is Lilamrta.

HI125 Special Topics in History - Six Credits
This course is a senior thesis in history, in a topic of the students choice. Admission and thesis topic by approval of the College.


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