Past offerings of this study tour have focused on an intensive immersion experience of culture and society in the Indian Himalayas and the Ganges plain. The tour provides direct experience of the practices, life-styles, worldviews, and philosophies of five major religious traditions in India: Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Jainism. The tour exposes students to the nature and history of inter-religious relations in India, focusing on Hindu-Muslim relations but including study of the history and circumstances of Tibetan Buddhists in India. Offered every other year during the summer.
2016-2017 Course Catalog / Courses / India Study Tour