Intro to Buddhism

SAME AS V90.0832

An introduction to this complex religion, emphasizing its history, teachings, and practices. Discusses its doctrinal development in India, then emphasizes certain local practices: Buddhism and the family in China; Buddhism, language, and hierarchy in Japan; the politics of Buddhist Tibet; and Buddhist art. Finally the course touches on Buddhism in the United States.

Course Information



4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2018

Sangyog Lee
TR: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM TISC LC11