The subject matter of this course will parallel the topics of Buddhist philosophy as taught in as taught in PHL303. The course will be taught in an interactive format, allowing students the opportunity to learn specific meditations as directed by the instructor, practice them, and discuss their experiences in class. Part of this class will include regular meditation sessions out of class, the keeping of a sitting journal, and the opportunity for objective discussion on the effect of these practices on the individual’s mind. If desired, the committed student will have the opportunity to work with the instructor to design a personal meditation practice.
MDT303: Techniques of Buddhist Meditation: Madhyamaka
Faculty: Yangsi Rinpoche