RELST 3320

RELST 3320

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)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 3320

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18799 RELST 3320   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person