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RELG 337 Themes in Buddhist Studies (3 credits)

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Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Religious Studies : A focused examination of major themes within a branch of Theravada, Mahayana or Vajrayana Buddhism. Emphasis will be placed on both the close study of primary texts (in translation) in historical context and the application of recent methods to fundamental Buddhist concepts, ritual practices and community institutions.

Terms: Winter 2014, Summer 2014

Instructors: Philippe Turenne (Winter)