Course on Buddhism Through Its Scriptures by Harvard University [Online, 4 Weeks]: Enroll Now
About the course
Whether you are new to the study of Buddhism or have been studying it or practising it for years, this course will provide you with the opportunity to become acquainted with a variety of Buddhist teachings while guiding you to think about them, and yourself, in new ways.
Through a combination of carefully selected readings, both scriptural and informational, as well as exposure to various forms of Buddhist practice such as art, devotional acts, and literary works, you will learn how to interpret, reflect upon, and apply the teachings of the Buddha to your own life and deepen your understanding of Buddhism.
What you’ll learn
- Religious/philosophical insights conveyed in Buddhist texts
- How scriptures are interpreted to diverse ends in different historical contexts
- Sensitive appreciation of world religions
- Charles Hallisey (Yehan Numata Senior Lecturer on Buddhist Literatures Harvard University)
- Alexis Bader
4 Weeks and Effort: 5–10 hours per week
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