86:270 Buddhism [Marshall]

Prerequisite: Nil.
This course will begin with the life of the Buddha, followed by the history and teachings of early and later Buddhism in India, China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and the West. Other topics covered are Buddhist sacred texts, ritual, art, meditation practice, and the primary divisions, or schools, of contemporary South and East Asian Buddhism.
3 lecture hours per week, one term.

 

Instructor: Alison Marshall