The Lotus Sutra in East Asian Buddhism, 3 pts, GU4611
LOTUS SUTRA-E ASIAN BUDDHISM
Prerequisites: open to students who have taken one previous course in either Buddhism, Chinese religions, or a history course on China or East Asian.
The course examines some central Mahayana Buddhist beliefs and practices through an in-depth study of the Lotus sutra. Schools (Tiantai/Tendai, Nichiren) and cultic practices such as sutra-chanting, meditation, confessional rites, and Guanyin worship based on the scripture. East Asian art and literature inspired by it.
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- W 2:10pm-4:00pm 201 80 Claremont Ave
- David L Moerman