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RELI 0121

Buddhist Traditions in India

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.
Subject:
Religion
Department:
Religion
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL PHL SOA
Equivalent Courses:

Sections in Fall 2020

Fall 2020

RELI0121A-F20 Lecture (Waldron)
RELI0121Y-F20 Discussion (Waldron)
RELI0121Z-F20 Discussion (Waldron)