Fall 2017 : Buddhist Meditation Traditions - RELB 2900


Fall 2017 : Buddhist Meditation Traditions - RELB 2900


Tue. Aug 22, 2017 - Tue. Dec 5, 2017 (16 weeks)
Every Tuesday, Thursday from 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM


See below

Lecture: Tuesday/Thursday 2:00-3:15 PM Gibson 211
Discussion: Thursday 6:00-6:50 PM Gibson 141
Discussion: Thursday 7:00-7:50 PM New Cabell Hall 395
Discussion: Thursday 8:00-8:50 PM New Cabell Hall 283

The goal of this course will be to examine different conceptions of Buddhist meditation and how these different conceptions affect the nature of practice and the understanding of the ideal life within a variety of Buddhist traditions. Thus, the study of Buddhist meditation traditions reveals not just intricate forms of practice, but reveals the nature of the good life and how one lives it.

Instructor: Erik Braun (ecb2j@Virginia.EDU)

* 3 Credits