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RELG 442 Pure Land Buddhism (3 credits)

Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)


Religious Studies : The concept of Buddha Countries and Pure Lands in Buddhism, the Western Pure Land of Amida (Jodokyo) and its basic scriptures, the Chinese Buddhist schools, the introduction to Japan and the foundation of the Pure Land school by Honen, the Pure Land School of Shinran and its development, and the other Pure Land related schools.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • Fall
  • Prerequisite: RELG 252 and RELG 253, or RELG 342 or RELG 344, or permission of instructor