Buddhist Traditions in India
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.
- Fall 2012
- Munroe Hall 320(MNR 320)
- 8:00am-8:50am on Monday, Wednesday (Sep 10, 2012 to Dec 7, 2012)
- Elizabeth Morrison
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- AAL PHL
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