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RELSĀ 243 Buddhism: Theory, Culture, and Practice

Faculty: Starling
Content: Introduction to Buddhist thought and practice. Indian origins, contemporary Theravada Buddhism, emergence of the Mahayana, Buddhism and society in Tibet, Zen and Pure Land traditions of East Asia, and the Western reception of Buddhism. Problems in the study of Buddhism.
Prerequisites: None.
Usually offered: Annually, spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.