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6 12, 2021

LAN 532 Reading Tibetan Buddhist Literature – Semester 3

Registration has closed. For questions contact Elena at eweiss@nitarthainstitute.org PREREQUISITES LAN 531 or equivalent LAN 532 Reading Tibetan Buddhist Literature - Semester 3 This course is a continuation of the Reading Tibetan Buddhist Literature series, which is oriented towards reading Tibetan Buddhist texts and literature. It uses Tokmé Zangbo’s famous 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva (རྒྱལ་སྲེཨ་ལག་ལེན་སོ་བདུན་མ།) as the basis for developing familiarity with Tibetan grammar and developing reading skills. Interesting and important grammatical points are explained in the context of specific passages. Opening and closing chants are done in Tibetan. Students are encouraged to practice reading aloud to learn the rhythms

6 12, 2021

LAN 512 Intermediate Colloquial Tibetan – Semester 3

REGISTRATION Registration has closed. For questions contact Elena at eweiss@nitarthainstitute.org PREREQUISITES LAN 511 or equivalent LAN 512 Intermediate Colloquial Tibetan - Semester 3 This course is a continuation of our Colloquial Tibetan series and is oriented toward continuing students who have had training in the Tibetan alphabet, spelling, and beginning dialogs. The emphasis of the course is on developing further fluency with spoken Tibetan both in listening and in speaking. Students focus on training in successively more complex Tibetan colloquial dialogs. Spoken Tibetan will be emphasized by the teacher during class and students are encouraged to use Tibetan when asking questions

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