History of Art and Visual CultureHAVC190E Huayan Visions

Explores the distinctive conceptual world of the Buddhist Huayanjing (Avatamsaka-sutra) and its expression in visual forms. This long text, composed in Sanskrit and later translated into Chinese, is a principal scripture of the international Mahayana Buddhist traditions of Asia.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): HAVC 127A or by permission of instructor.

Credits

5

Instructor

Raoul Birnbaum