Take a Harvard Buddhism Course Online for Free

Take a Harvard Buddhism Course Online for Free

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Summary "Buddhism Through Its Scriptures" is a 4-week course offered by Harvard University and edX, and is open to all.


Have you always wanted to go to Harvard University? Is your dream to study Buddhist scriptures? Online education website edX offers online university courses, free of charge.

“Buddhism Through Its Scriptures” is one of an extensive calendar of courses offered by dozens of universities around the world. This 4-week class requires an estimated 5 to 10 hours per week of work and study, and is open to all. Through it, the course page says, you will learn “Religious/philosophical insights conveyed in Buddhist texts; how scriptures are interpreted to diverse ends in different historical contexts; and sensitive appreciation of world religions.”

Learn more about the course (and register) at edX.

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