Carelton-Antioch University: Buddhist Studies, India

Subjects: Core courses, language classes, Meditation Traditions and Field Research: Selected Topics. Emphasis is placed on a comparative approach to both theory and practice.

Prerequisites: 2.7 GPA; junior-level standing

Length: Fall term

Credit: 16 semester hours of credit = 4.0 Albion College units.

Housing: Lodging and vegetarian meals will be provided at the guesthouse within the compound of the Burmese Vihar (monastery).

Costs not covered by Albion: Trans-Atlantic travel to/from program, Misc. (Passport, books, backpack), Overseas Funds.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Bindu Madhok, 209 North Hall, ext. 0338,

Comments: In Bodh Gaya, ancient and contemporary Buddhism intermingle, and abstract philosophies take on a human dimension. It was here under the Bodhi tree that the prince-ascetic Gotama became the fully enlightened Buddha.