- Schedule of Classes - October 1, 2023 7:53PM EDT
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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.
This course will examine both the practice of and the ideology surrounding forms of meditation in Buddhist traditions from South, Southeast, and East Asia in premodern and contemporary times. We will explore early canonical accounts of the practice as well as later formulations that emerged as central foci of specific sectarian traditions. We will also discuss some modern scientific explorations of meditation practice and its increasing role as a psychotherapeutic tool.
When Offered Fall.
Breadth Requirement (GB)
Distribution Category (ALC-AS, CA-AS)
Course Subfield (RL)
Regular Academic Session. Combined with: RELST 3320
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- MW Rockefeller Hall 230
- Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
Instruction Mode: In Person
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