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J-Term 2021: Buddhist Meditation and the Modern Secular World — RELB 2165

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Title

J-Term 2021: Buddhist Meditation and the Modern Secular World — RELB 2165

When

Mon. Jan 4, 2021 - Fri. Jan 15, 2021 (2 weeks)
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

WHERE

Online Course

This course focuses on meditation from three overlapping perspectives: traditional Buddhist practices, contemporary scientific research, and modern secular adaptations; students also learn secular meditative practices firsthand. Each day we will explore a major type of meditation that relates to a variety of topics and practices - attention, insight, compassion, aesthetics, somatic work, visualization, open awareness, and more.

Discussion required

3 credits

Instructor: David Germano, CSC's Executive Director (dfg9w@virginia.edu) and Kurtis Schaeffer.

The link to the UVA listing of the course is here.