Balvihar Class 4A

 

Class Summary
  • Class Summary 3-April-11 Today’s class centered on the origin and meaning of puja. Puja is defined as the way/ means chosen by a devotee to worship God and is a means of bringing Hindus closer as a community. The worshipper (purusha) is awakened (janma) after partaking in the Puja ceremony with new life & consiousness. He/She will then be aware of the presence of God. Puja was not practiced in it present form by the Vedic Indians nor is there any historical evidence of Puja as ritual was accepted into Hinduism. It could, however, have been brought forth by Dravidians who settled into southern India. The Bhakti Movement (800-1700 AD) (Bhakti -“Love of God, surrender to the guru and/or the ...
    Posted Apr 16, 2011 7:21 PM by Balvihar Teachers 4A

  • Class Summary 18-March-11 Welcome back! Today we finished off our unit on idol worship then moved on to the temples found in the various regions of India.     HW: Finish your research of two religious symbols if you haven’t already.
    Posted Mar 30, 2011 7:12 PM by Balvihar Teachers 4A

 

Upcoming Indian Festival / National holiday

HOLI SUNDAY  March 20th 2011
Posted Feb 7, 2011 9:20 PM by Balvihar Teachers 4A

 

Class Announcements

Homework Assignments

Class Next Week Due to the make up class on 1/30/11 we will have class on 2/6/11 barring poor weather.
Posted Jan 30, 2011 10:16 AM by Balvihar Teachers 4A

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT BALVIHAR is CANCELLED TODAY DECEMBER 12th 2010 due to bad weather . Please stay safe and warm! The next class is in January 9th 2011 so Happy holidays and A HAPPY ...
Posted Dec 12, 2010 6:33 AM by Balvihar Teachers 4A

Class Announcements This is an environmentally friendly classroom. As such, no paper handouts will be given. Please take notes during class. All HW should be submitted online prior to class. Any teacher ...
Posted Sep 26, 2010 8:17 AM by Balvihar Teachers 4A
Homework for the week of Feb6th Instead of the end of unit test , Please download lesson 5 from this website and read pg 1-13 and then answer the questions at the end of the lesson ...
Posted Feb 7, 2011 9:14 PM by Balvihar Teachers 4A

Homework For Week Of September 12th Write a word or two about each of the 18 pauravas (chapters) in the Mahabharata.Write down 2 discoveries made during Bronze Age.
Posted Sep 17, 2010 5:21 PM by Balvihar Teachers 4A

Homework For Week Of September 26th Name 2 Upanishads Also name who became the King of Hastinapura.
Posted Oct 1, 2010 3:18 PM by Balvihar Teachers 4A