NEW430H1: Jungian Psychology and Tantric Buddhism

Hours: 
36L

Jung wrote extensively on the benefits of Buddhism to personal development and transformation. This course explores the contribution of Jungian psychology to understanding Tantric (or Vajrayana) Buddhism. Through experiential exercises, students will investigate the role of archetypal psychology as a mediator of the spiritual transformation described in Tantric Buddhism.

Prerequisite: 
Exclusion: 

NEW433H1 (Advanced Special Topics in Buddhism, Psychology and Mental Health: The Psychology of Tantric Buddhism), offered in Winter 2015 and Winter 2016

Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)