Q4 Discuss the Mahayana bodhisattvas, buddhas, and pure lands in Strong, pp. 188-206
Intro: The Mahayana Pantheon consisted of bodhisattvas, Buddhas, and paths to reach or
be a part of the Saviors Pure Lands.
a. Bodhisattvas Avalokitesvara, Ta
Q2 Summarize the main points in Berkwitz, pp. 33-67 (Foundations: the Buddha and his Dharma)
A. Intro: The main points are
a. The development of the Sangha
b. Buddhist Councils
c. Mainstream Buddhist Schools
d. Speculation of Abhidharma
B. Before the Budd
Summarize the main points in Berkwitz, pp1-32 (Formations: the Buddha and his Dharma)
The World of the Buddha
6th century BCE wave of urbanization and the expansion of settlements around the Gangetic Plains
in N. India.
1800 600 BCE is called the Ved
Huan Q. Nguyen Le
Dr. Broughton, J.
Final Essay: The Record of Linji
The Record of Linji has various themes throughout its text. These various themes are
discussed to show what they mean in the context of the reading and currently to the reader