About this Class
Discussion of the events surrounding the emergence of Siddhartha Gautama as the Buddha.
Description of how Buddhism became a religion. It expanded into 3 branches, Therevada, Mahayana, and Vajranyana.
Discussion of how Mahayana Buddhism has opened the door to different schools of thought or lineages of Buddhism.
Discussion of Vajranyana Buddhism, which is also known as Tibetan Buddhism.