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ASST 319.07 Buddhist Studies India Program: History of South Asian Buddhism 7-8 credits

Open: Size: 25, Registered: 8, Waitlist: 0

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Synonym: 65681

Arthur P McKeown

This course provides students with an introduction to the history of South Asian Buddhism. Using primary and secondary sources and resources available to us in Bodh Gaya, we evaluate competing perspectives on the history of Buddhism and debate significant historical and ethical questions. How did Buddhism relate to other ancient Indian religions? What was the relationship between Buddhism and ancient Indian political, social, and economic structures? How did Buddhism change during its 2000 years in India? What impact did South Asian Buddhism have on the ancient and medieval world? What is the relationship between modern Buddhism and ancient Buddhism?

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Buddhist Studies India Program required

OCP GEP Buddhist Studies India

ASST 391.07 Buddhist Studies India Program: Independent Study Project 3-4 credits

Open: Size: 35, Registered: 26, Waitlist: 0

Synonym: 65675

Arthur P McKeown

Students spend three weeks of the program conducting field work for the self-designed independent study project proposed in ASST 255: Introduction to Field Methods and Ethics. Students demonstrate ability to carry out an independent study project that successfully incorporates appropriate field research methods and responsible approaches to interpretation of data, and effectively demonstrates what they have learned about their research topic. The progress of each research project is evaluated at regular intervals in relation to parameters established in conjunction with the Faculty Director and faculty adviser. Students present their research at the end of the ISP.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Global Engagement Program required

Participation in Buddhist Studies India Program, winter break

PHIL 318.07 Buddhist Studies India Program: Buddhist Philosophy 7-8 credits

Open: Size: 25, Registered: 13, Waitlist: 0

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Synonym: 65680

Arthur P McKeown

This course introduces students to major trends in Buddhist philosophy as it developed in India from the time of the Buddha until the eleventh century CE. The course emphasizes the relationships between philosophical reasoning and the meditation practices encountered in the Buddhist Meditation Traditions course. With this in mind, the course is organized into three units covering the Indian philosophical foundations for the Theravāda, Zen, and Tibetan Vajrayāna traditions. While paying attention first and foremost to philosophical arguments and their evolution, we also examine the ways in which metaphysics, epistemology and ethics inform one another in each tradition.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Buddhist Studies program

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RELG 359.07 Buddhist Studies India Program: Buddhist Meditation Traditions 7-8 credits

Open: Size: 35, Registered: 26, Waitlist: 0

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Synonym: 65673

Arthur P McKeown

Students will complement their understanding of Buddhist thought and culture through the study and practice of traditional meditation disciplines. This course emphasizes the history, characteristics, and approach of three distinct meditation traditions within Buddhism: Vipassana, Zazen, and Dzogchen. Meditation practice and instruction is led in the morning and evening six days a week by representatives of these traditions who possess a theoretical as well as practical understanding of their discipline. Lectures and discussions led by the program director complement and contextualize the three meditation traditions being studied.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Carleton-Antioch Program required

OCP GEP Buddhist Studies India

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