Courses of Study 2021-2022 
    
    Nov 27, 2021  
Courses of Study 2021-2022
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ASIAN 3309 - Temple in the World: Buddhism in Contemporary South and Southeast Asia

(crosslisted) RELST 3309  
(GB) (CA-AS, GLC-AS) (EC-SAP, EC-SEAP)     
Fall. 3 credits. Student option grading.

A. Blackburn.

How do Buddhists live out their philosophies and ethics? What are the spaces of ritual, devotion, meditation, education, and politics? How do Buddhist practices and affiliations satisfy aesthetic and emotional needs and build social networks? This course explores the unfolding of Buddhist life in contemporary South and Southeast Asia, in locations such as Burma/Myanmar, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Cambodia.  (RL)



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