Units of Study
BDST6903 - Tibetan Buddhism
Semester 2, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Andrew Peter McGarrity
This unit focuses on Tibetan Buddhism under the three aspects of history, philosophy and practice. The history section will explore the transmission, spread and development of Buddhism in relation to its Indian sources and to developments within Tibet up until the present day. The philosophy section will explore the Tibetan presentation and development of philosophical viewpoints developed in India. The practice section will cover both non-Mahayana and Mahayana sutra-based practices and the tantric practices of the Vajrayana.
1x3000wd essay (50%) and 1x2000wd seminar presentation and written report (50%)
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