Fall 2019: Tibetan Buddhism Introduction — RELB 2054
Tue. Aug 27, 2019 - Fri. Dec 6, 2019 (15 weeks)
Every Monday, Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 2:50 PM
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