Buddhism in India

0911 [CRN: 25218]

A course in the social and doctrinal history of Buddhism from its origin up to its disappearance in India, based not only on texts but also on archaeological, art historical, and inscriptional sources. Both formal doctrine and actual practices will be examined, and equal weight will be given to both what learned Buddhists wrote and ordinary Buddhists did, saw and made. Knowledge of Indian languages not required. DVPS
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