Both the culture dynamics of the reception history and the religious or spiritual content will be considered. In addition, those who feel so inclined will be given the opportunity to engage in some of the practices discussed, such as mindfulness and the practice of yoga. Applications in therapy, business and leadership will also be addressed.
Explore Buddhism, yoga and spirituality in an academic frame
In this minor on Buddhism, Yoga and Spirituality, together we explore the mainstreaming of mindfulness, yoga, and the flourishing of various forms of spirituality in an academic frame, including, self-reflexively, our own position.
Studying at VU Amsterdam
Amsterdam, a global city
It is not surprising that Amsterdam is known as the number one student city in the Netherlands.
What will your daily life as a student look like?
You can get a good idea of this if you take a look at a timetable and read about the courses for your programme in the study guide.
Don't just become something, become someone at VU Amsterdam
At VU Amsterdam, you develop A Broader Mind. All of our programmes challenge you to take a broader view of your discipline, of our society and of yourself.
On campus if we can. Online because we can.