Week 6

Week 6: The Sakya: The Path and the Fruit Esoteric Synthesis & the Intersection of Religion and Clans


Required Readings

  • Chapter 8: Early Twelfth Century: A Confident Tibetan Buddhism (377-440)
  • Chapter 9: The Late Twelfth to Early Thirteenth Centuries: Ethical Crises, International Prestige and Institutional maturation (441-506),
  • Davidson, Tibetan Renaissance, Chapter 10: Conclusion and Epilogue: The Well-Tempered Religious Culture (507-511)

Additional Bibliographical Resources

  1. Additional Bibliography - Tibetan/Buddhist studies Week 6
  2. Additional Bibliography - Theoretical Week 6

Weekly Student Generated Content

Discussion Questions