Welcome to the Institute of Buddhist Studies Home

Course Listings

Course search options

Registration information | Academic calendar
Fall 2014 General Registration: 8/18/14-8/29/14
Spring 2015 Early Registration: 11/10/14-11/21/14

Course Listings for Spring 2014

HR 3101 : Esoteric Buddhism 

Instructor(s): Payne Units: 3.0
Time: Wednesday 9:40AM - 12:30PMCourse Level: Intermediate
Classroom: JSC 130

A survey of the history, teachings, doctrines, practices, and textual traditions of esoteric, or tantric, Buddhism. Particular focus may be given to Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, or Japanese forms of esoteric Buddhism. As appropriate attention will also be given to basic introduction to the traditions of Indian tantra that provided the religious context for the development of the Buddhist tantric tradition. Auditors with faculty permission

Download course syllabus