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Religious Studies

REL 348 (EV) Buddhism (1)

This course is an introduction to the basic beliefs of Buddhism in East Asia. It will examine three main Buddhist traditions: Theravadan, Ch'an/Zen and Tibetan Buddhism. Primary texts of each tradition, such as Dhammapada, the teachings of Vimalakirti and the platform sutra will be examined. Topics also include Buddhist practices and rituals.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Examining Values
  • Offering: Alternate years in spring
  • Instructor: Zhou