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RELI0121

Buddhist Traditions in India

Buddhist Traditions in India AT
An introduction to the development of Indian Buddhist thought, practice, and institutions. The course will begin with an examination of the life of the Buddha and the formation of the early tradition. It will then explore developments from early Nikaya Buddhism, through the rise of the Mahayana, and culminating in Tantric Buddhism. Attention will be given throughout to parallel evolutions of doctrine, practice, and the path to Nirvana. 3 hrs. lect./disc.
Subject:
Religion
Department:
Religion
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL PHL
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Spring 2014

RELI0121A-S14 Lecture (Waldron)
RELI0121Y-S14 Discussion (Waldron)
RELI0121Z-S14 Discussion (Waldron)

Fall 2012

RELI0121A-F12 Lecture (Morrison)
RELI0121X-F12 Discussion (Morrison)
RELI0121Y-F12 Discussion (Morrison)
RELI0121Z-F12 Discussion (Morrison)