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140104 UE Comparative Studies of Bonpo and Buddhist Abhidharma (2018W)

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max. 24 participants
Language: English

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Monday 08.10. 13:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-18
Monday 15.10. 13:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-18
Monday 22.10. 13:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-18
Monday 29.10. 13:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-18
Monday 05.11. 13:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-18
Monday 12.11. 13:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-18
Monday 19.11. 13:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-18
Monday 26.11. 13:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-18
Monday 03.12. 13:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-18
Monday 10.12. 13:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-18

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Objective: Before the introduction of Buddhism in Tibet and the Himalayas there was a pre-existing indigenous religion called Bon. After the diffusion of Buddhism, Bon religion developed receiving the influence of Buddhist doctrines. This seminar aims to: 1) clarify common Abhidharma thoughts shared between these two religions and 2) examine the peculiarities of Bonpo theory.
Contents: There are totally 10 lectures as follows: (*Note that the contents of these lecture are flexible and will accommodate students’ feedback)
• Lecture 1: Introduction: history of Buddhism and Bon; history of Abhidharma philosophy; bibliography of Bonpo Abhidharma scriptures.
• Lecture 2: intensive reading of Bonpo Abhidharma texts (such as Bon sgo gsal byed and Srid pa’i mdzod phug).
• Lecture 3: intensive reading of Bonpo Abhidharma texts.
• Lecture 4: intensive reading of Bonpo Abhidharma texts.
• Lecture 5: intensive reading of Bonpo Abhidharma texts.
• Lecture 6: intensive reading of Bonpo Abhidharma texts.
• Lecture 7: intensive reading of Bonpo Abhidharma texts.
• Lecture 8: intensive reading of Bonpo Abhidharma texts.
• Lecture 9: intensive reading of Bonpo Abhidharma texts.
• Lecture 11: concluding discussion.

Assessment and permitted materials

Assessment/Grade: Students are required to submit a short paper by the last lecture. (Details such as length and theme will be explained in the lecture.)

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Examination topics

Reading list

Bibliography
• Bon sgo gsal byed, Srid pa’i mdzod phug, Abhidharmakośabhāṣya, Pañcaskandhaprakaraṇa.

Association in the course directory

MATB1 (UE b)

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