Foundational Tenets and Practices of Buddhism

College Emmanuel College
Instructor(s) Shiu, Henry C.H.
Course Code EMT1631HF
Semester First Semester
Section 0101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Toronto (St George Campus)

This course surveys the diverse ideals, practices, and traditions of Buddhism in its formative period in India. By reading primary and secondary sources central to Buddhism, we will examine key concepts, doctrines, and practices in the Theravada, Mahayana, and Tantric traditions. Having acquired a solid understanding of the history and doctrine of Buddhism, students will learn to apply these understandings to critically analyze contemporary issues from a Buddhist perspective.

Department Theological
Schedule Tue
Start Time 14:00
End Time 16:00
Hours Per Week 2
Minimum Enrolment 10
Maximum Enrolment 20
Enrolment Notes

Students who have taken EMT2631H should not enrol in this course.

Additional Notes

Note: This course was previously offered at the 2000 level under course code number EMT2631H

Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Class Participation
Research Paper
Short Paper
Previously Offered Fall 2019
Currently Offered Fall 2022