Schedule

Revised Post-Spring Break Schedule

Week 11

Tu 3/24 & Th 3/26 — Introduction to Awakening Mind

  • BCA, General Introduction, “Śāntideva and His World,” vii–xxvi
  • BCA, chapter 1, “Praise of the Awakening Mind,” 3–8
  • BCA, chapter 2, “Confession of Faults,” 9–19

Week 12

Tu 3/31 & Th 4/2 — Cultivating Awakening Mind

  • BCA, chapter 3, “Adopting the Awakening Mind,” 20–22
  • BCA, chapter 4, “Vigilance Regarding the Awakening Mind,” 23–29
  • BCA, chapter 5, “The Guarding of Awareness,” 30–44

Week 13

Tu 4/7 & Th 4/9 — Patience and Vigor

  • BCA, chapter 6, “The Perfection of Forbearance,” 45–62
  • BCA, chapter 7, “The Perfection of Vigour,” 63–74

Week 14

Tu 4/14 & Th 4/16 — Meditative Absorption

  • BCA, chapter 8, “The Perfection of Meditative Absorption,” 75–104

Week 15

Tu 4/21 & Th 4/23  — Wisdom

  • BCA, chapter 9, “The Perfection of Understanding,” 105–132
  • BCA, chapter 10, “Dedication,” 133–143

Final Essay due on Canvas on Tuesday May 5 at 11:59pm