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Fall 2019: Tibetan Buddhism Introduction — RELB 2054

Title

Fall 2019: Tibetan Buddhism Introduction — RELB 2054

When

Tue. Aug 27, 2019 - Fri. Dec 6, 2019 (15 weeks)
Every Monday, Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 2:50 PM

Where

Nau Hall 101

This class provides a systematic introduction to Tibetan Buddhism with a strong emphasis on the tantric traditions of Buddhism—philosophy, contemplation, ritual, monastic life, pilgrimage, deities and demons, ethics, society, history, and art. The course explores how these various aspects of Tibetan religious life mutually shape each other to form the unique religious traditions that have existed on the Tibetan plateau for over a thousand years.

* 3 Credits

Instructor: Staff