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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Summer 2020 REL 028 Buddhism 4 cr.
Class Session Time Syllabus
1 5-week summer Mon - Fri REL-028-5


This course studies Buddhist histories, philosophies and practices in South, Southeast Central, and East Asia. We will discuss questions like: What are enlightenment and nirvana? Why and how do Buddhists meditate? What is it like to be a Buddhist today? Religious community, trials and triumphs in the lives of Buddhists will also be discussed.