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A Brief History of Indian Mythology   

Join us for a journey through the vibrant world of Hindu mythology, which consists of intricately woven stories of the Holy Trinity: Brahma the Creator, Vishnu the Protector, and Shiva the Destroyer. Their stories illustrate how righteousness (Dharma) always triumphs over non-righteousness (Adharma), teaching us moral lessons relevant even in today's cultural context. Our lecture will begin with a single word "Om"—uttered by Brahma—that created the universe. We will then be led through the stories of Vishnu in all his many brilliant forms (including the well-known Krishna), and are finally faced with the unforgiving—yet remarkably artistic—Shiva, who balances the cycle of birth, life, and death and the forces that control them. Together, they control our Srishti (birth), Sthiti (well-being), and Laya (the demise).



Classes will not be in session

Monday, January 18, 2021 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
Monday – Saturday, February 15-20, 2021 (February Vacation)
Monday – Saturday, April 19-24, 2021 (April Vacation)

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Administrative Office: Baldwin School, 484 Heath Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 150, Brookline, MA 02446
Email: bacep@psbma.org
Telephone: 617-730-2700
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Brookline High
– Monday-Thursday: 4:30pm – 9:30pm and
Saturday: 8:30am – 2:00pm
Please note: hours may change during the summer and holiday/vacation weeks.

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