The first section of this course will study writings that exhort us to take up the Buddhist path. The second part will turn to meditation theory. The third section will consider how study of the modes of being encouraged in path writings can shed light on the relationship between meditation practice and breakthrough. The course readings, all in English translation, will be chapters from Visuddhimagga, Abhidharmakosa, Abhisamayalamkara, and Indo-Tibetan path literature.
Enrollment Limited: Limited to 13 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 2730
Course location to be announced.
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