Units of Study
PALI1001 - Pali A
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Mark Allon
Pali is a major canonical language of Buddhism. The scriptures of the Theravada School of Buddhism, which represent the oldest Buddhist writings preserved in an Indic language, are in Pali as are the commentaries and historical literature of the School. This unit will provide a grounding in the language and enable the student to read simple texts in Pali.
3x1000wd class tests (32%), 1xoral recitation (8%), class participation (10%), 1x2-hr exam (50%)
Warder, A. K., Introduction to Pali (Pali Text Society, Oxford, 1991)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
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