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Spring 2016-2017
REL 538   */AUD

Studies in Tibetan Religions - Buddhist Lineages

Jonathan C. Gold

This course introduces Tibetan Buddhist traditions based on sources in translation, emphasizing the historical development of the major lineages and their distinctive practice traditions. Course topics will include Tibetan tantric systems and rituals; Tibetan innovations in and approaches to Buddhist philosophy; Tibet's distinctive approach to religion and politics; Tibetan views of space and locality; Tibetan scholasticism; and the challenges posed by modernity and Chinese rule.


Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Requirements/Grading:
Other (See Instructor) - 100%

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42615 S01 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   Green Hall   1-S-5   Enrolled:1 Limit:10