- Schedule of Classes - May 26, 2020 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - May 26, 2020 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.
This course will explore the origins and early developments of a movement in Indian Buddhism known as the Great Vehicle. We will intensively examine a small slice of this movement's voluminous literature so as to better understand its call for a new spiritual orientation within Buddhism. Topics of discussion will include the career of the bodhisattva, the lay/monk distinction, attitudes of Mahayanists toward women and other Buddhists, and the development of Buddhist utopias and transcendent buddhas.
When Offered Spring.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: one course with significant Buddhist content.
Breadth Requirement (GHB)
Distribution Category (CA-AS)
Course Subfield (RL)
Regular Academic Session. Combined with: RELST 4441
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- TRockefeller Hall 382
- Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
Prerequisite: One course with significant Buddhist content.
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