Tibetan Buddhism (EM)

Subject associations
REL 227
Spring 2023
Jonathan C. Gold
Registrar description

This course is a survey of the Buddhist traditions of Tibet, focusing on the doctrines and practices of the main schools of tantric ritual and meditation. Topics covered include: the formation and maintenance of institutionalized lineages; lives of Buddhist saints, scholars and reincarnate lamas; politics and religion; and Tibet through the lenses of the Chinese, and the West.

Additional description

Area of Study Requirement: Religions of Asia