ME6206 - Special topics in Buddhist studies I: Theravada Abhidhamma

1st Semester, Academic Year 2009/2010 (July 06 – November 07, 2009)

Prof. Dr. Y. Karunadasa

The prime focus of the course will be on the dhamma-theory, the cornerstone of the Abhidhamma philosophy. The course will introduce students to the teachings of the Abhidhamma on levels of reality and degrees of truth, analysis of mind and matter, theory of ognition, instantaneous being, and conditional relations. The course will be concluded with-an introduction to the expository methodology of the Abhidhamma.