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HR 1525 : Buddhist Texts: Pali I 

Instructor(s): Kerr Units: 3.0
Time: Monday 2:10PM - 5:00PMCourse Level: Introductory
Classroom: IBS/JSC Room 130

Course description: An introduction to the language of the Pali Tipiṭaka. Grammar lessons are based on the language of the early nikāyas (sutta collections). By the end of the first semester, students can expect to have a firm grasp of basic Pali grammar, a working vocabulary of roughly 600 words, and competency in reading standard prose passages of nikāya material with assistance. Course format: Lecture. Evaluation method: Participation/Exam. No pre-requisites. Auditors with faculty permission.

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