Courses

Study anytime, anywhere, from the comfort of your own home. Receive access to university-level courses in Buddhist Studies with many of the leading scholars in the field.

Featured Courses

BSO 202 | Visuddhimagga:
The Path of Purification

A 6-week online course with Dr. Maria Heim (Nov 8 - Dec 17, 2021)

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Self-Study Courses

BSO 101 | Intro to Buddhism: History, Philosophy, and Practice

An 18-hour online course with Dr. Kate Hartmann

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BSO 102 | Buddhist Meditation in Theory and Practice

A 12-hour online course with Dr. Daniel Stuart

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BSO 103 | Indian Buddhist Philosophy

A 12-hour online course with Dr. Karin Meyers

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BSO 201 | Bodhicaryāvatāra: How to Lead an Awakened Life

An 18-hour online course with Dr. Jay Garfield

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Receive unlimited access to all Buddhist Studies Online courses—including past, present, and future offerings. Move through our entire curriculum at your own pace.

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Upcoming Courses

  • BSO 104 | Tibetan Buddhism
    (Jan 3 - Jan 28, 2022) w/ Dr. Connie Kassor

  • BSO 105 | Buddhism and Women
    (Feb 14 - March 11, 2022) w/ Dr. Jue Liang

  • BSO 106 | Buddhism and Animal Ethics
    (March 28 - April 29, 2022) w/ Dr. Geoff Barstow

  • BSO 107 | Zen Buddhism
    (rescheduled, date TBA) w/ Dr. Steven Heine 

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