SAN 330F SAN 330F. Buddhist and Jain Sanskrit. 3 Hours.
Examine selections from important texts of Buddhist and Jain traditions with a focus on the Sanskrit vocabulary and style of these traditions, as well as their conceptual, doctrinal, and narrative foundations. Focus on both systematic expositions of religious doctrine (sastra, darsana), and on narrative theologies (katha, carita, avadana) to facilitate comparison between the two religious traditions. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Sanskrit 330 (Topic: Buddhist and Jain Sanskrit) and 330F may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Sanskrit 312L with a grade of at least C.