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RELI0220

Buddhist Tradition 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

Fall 2011

RELI0220A-F11 Lecture (Waldron)
RELI0220Y-F11 Discussion (Waldron)
RELI0220Z-F11 Discussion (Waldron)

Fall 2010

RELI0220A-F10 Lecture (Waldron)

Fall 2008

RELI0220A-F08 Lecture (Waldron)

Fall 2006

RELI0220A-F06 Lecture (Waldron)

Spring 2005

RELI0220A-S05 Lecture (Yamamoto)

Spring 2004

RELI0220A-S04 Lecture (Waldron)