Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 
    
    May 29, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RELST 160 - Buddhism


Credits: 4
An examination of the life and teachings of the Buddha, the rise of the Therevada and Mahayana schools, and the spread of Buddhism to Tibet and Japan (e.g. Pure Land and Zen sects). Major consideration is given to such issues as suffering, non-self, dependent origination, karma, rebirth, world renunciation, meditation and nirvana.

Distribution Requirements: HE, IP.

This course counts toward the International Studies major.