Mind & Its World IV Registration

BUD 530 Mind and Its World IV: Vaibhāshika and Sautrāntika Philosophical Traditions – 2 credits

Instructors: Carmen Rumbaut and Sandra Roscoe, PhD

Attendance: Online & In-class

Residential Location: Nalandabodhi Seattle
Nalanda West, Vajra Spot

Meeting Times: 12 Wednesdays: October 5 – December 21, 2016 (7:00 – 8:30 pm PT)

Course Description: This course is an extensive exposition of the Sautrantika philosophical tradition, based on the expanded revised fifth edition of The Gateway that Reveals the Philosophical Traditions to Fresh Minds root text. This school is renowned for classifying all knowable objects into specifically and generally characterized phenomena, based on our experience.

Prerequisites: BUD 501, BUD 502

Required texts:

  • Root text: The Gateway that Reveals the Philosophical Traditions to Fresh Minds, by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen, and Acharya Kelzang Wangdi (Truptha) (Halifax: Nitartha Institute Publications, 3rd expanded edition, 2015)
  • Mind & Its World 4 Sourcebook, Nitartha Institute Publications

Texts may be purchased from the Nalandabodhi Bookstore: http://nalandastore.com.