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 107 | Buddhism and Climate Change

A 4-week online course with Dr. Daniel Cozort (May 16 - June 10, 2022).

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PALI 101 | Elementary Pali I

A 12-week online course with Dr. Aleix Ruiz-Falqués (May 23 - August 12, 2022).

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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 104 | Tibetan Buddhism

A 12-hour online course with Dr. Constance Kassor

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BSO 105 | Women and Buddhism

A 12-hour online course with Dr. Jue Liang

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BSO 106 | Buddhism and Animals

A 12-hour online course with Dr. Geoffrey Barstow

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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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BSO 202 | Visuddhimagga:
The Path of Purification

An 18-hour online course with Dr. Maria Heim

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Upcoming Courses

    

  • BSO 108 | Buddhism and Compassion
    (June 27 - July 14) w/ Dr. Stephen Jenkins

 

  • BSO 109 | Buddhist Art
    (August 1 - 26, 2022) w/ Dr. Becky Bloom  

 

  • BSO 203 | Madhyamaka: Philosophy of the Middle Way
    (September 5 - October 14, 2022) w/ Dr. Jay Garfield

  

  • PALI 102 | Elementary Pali II
    (September 19 - December 9, 2022) w/ Dr. Aleix Ruiz-Falqués 

 

  • BSO 110 | Zen Buddhism
    (October 24  - November 18, 2022) w/ Dr. Robert Buswell

 

  • BSO 111 | Buddhism and Medicine
    (November 21 - December 16, 2022) w/ Dr. Pierce Salguero

 

  • PALI 103 | Elementary Pali III
    (January 9 - March 31, 2023) w/ Dr. Aleix Ruiz-Falqués

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