RELG 369 Tibetan Buddhism (3 credits)

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Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)


Religious Studies : Buddhism has been central to Tibetan culture and identity since the 7th century CE. This course introduces key aspects of the history and practices of Tibetan Buddhism, including: early history, political and sectarian developments, the spread of Tibetan Buddhism outside of Tibet, and the myth of "Shangri-La".

Terms: Winter 2017, Summer 2017

Instructors: Braitstein, Lara E (Winter) Braitstein, Lara E (Summer)

  • Winter

  • Prerequisite(s): RELG 252 or RELG 253

  • This course is expected to be offered every 3 years

  • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fifth lecture day.

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