TLAN 201: Classical Tibetan III

This course focuses on the terminology of classical Buddhist philosophy as found in the literary genres of Abhidharma, Madhyamaka, and Yogācāra thought. Students further develop knowledge of grammar within scholastic literature and increase their ability to read texts from a variety of genres and time periods. In translating original text material from Tibetan to English, the methodology and principles of translating Buddhist texts begin to be discussed and analyzed.

Prerequisites

TLAN 102: Classical Tibetan II or permission from the instructor.