History of Buddhist Traditions

College Emmanuel College
Instructor(s) Shiu, Henry C.H.
Course Code EMT1620HF
Semester First Semester
Section 0101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Toronto (St George Campus)

This course surveys the development of Buddhism in India and its spread from South Asia to Southeast Asia, East Asia, and the West. In this course, we will explore the Three Jewels (Buddha, Dharma, and Samgha) of Buddhism, the Three Vehicles (Thervada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana) for the transmission of Buddhist teachings, and various Buddhist traditions developed indigenously in East Asia and then spread to North America, Europe, and Africa.

Department Theological
Schedule Mon
Start Time 14:00
End Time 16:00
Hours Per Week 2
Minimum Enrolment 10
Maximum Enrolment 20
Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Class Participation
Summative Paper
Short Paper
Previously Offered Fall 2021
Currently Offered Fall 2022