History of Art and Visual CultureHAVC127B Buddhist Pure Lands

Conceptions of pure lands have engaged the imaginations of Mahayana Buddhists for more than two millennia. Course considers literary and visual representations of pure lands and their inhabitants, as well as related practice traditions. Special emphasis on Chinese traditions. Previous courses in Asian visual cultures and/or Buddhist studies recommended.

Credits

5

General Education Code

CC

Instructor

Raoul Birnbaum