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Spring 2021: Tibetan Buddhism Introduction — RELB 2054

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Spring 2021: Tibetan Buddhism Introduction — RELB 2054

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Online Course

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

3 Credits
Instructor: Andrew Taylor (ast9qs@virginia.edu)