Religion chap 4

Siddhartha Gautama is the name of

the man who became the Buddha

Buddhism began in

India

Regarding his social class, the Buddha was

an aristocrat.

Tradition holds that which relative of the Buddha died shortly after his birth?

His Mother

The Buddha was particularly troubled by the problem of ...

human suffering and death

The Buddha was shocked into going on a religious search by ...

the Four Passing Sights

The Buddha left home to begin his life of wandering at what age?

29

The Buddha was enlightened at what age?

35

The Buddha died at what age?

80

The name for the Buddhist community of monks is

Sangha

One of the essential Buddhist teachings is

anichcha

In regard to the common belief in a permanent soul, the Buddha seems to have taught that

there is none

The dissatisfaction and sorrow that life brings is called

Dukkha

The basic outlook on life, formulated by Buddhism, is contained in ...

the four noble truths

To lessen suffering, the Buddha recommended ...

lessening of desire

Nirvana seems to come from the word that means ...

blown out or cool

A major goal in Buddhism is ...

inner peace/nirvana

Buddhism focuses especially on

maintaining inner peace

The Buddha opposed

The caste system,ritualism, reliance on priest, belief in any permanent spiritual reality

he Indian ruler who spread Buddhism teaching widely was

Ashoka

The Buddha lived about this time

563-483 Bce or fifth century B.C.E.

Buddhism developed into several branches. The branch that spread to Sri Lanka and southeast Asia is

Theravada

The ideal of the Theravada branch is the ...

arhat

Popular stories in Buddhism with a moral lesson involving animals or people are

Jataka Tales

The essential collection of sacred books of Buddhism is called ...

Tripitaka

Literally, Mahayana means ...

big vehicle

A person of great compassion, willing to be reborn constantly to help others, is called ...

Bohittsatva

Vimalakirti was ...

disciple of the buddha

The 'Sutras on the Perfection of Wisdom' have what Sanskrit name?

Prajnaparamita Sutras

In China, Buddhism was sometimes criticized because ...

of the idea of monastic celibacy

In China, the various Mahayana sects tended to blend. But they have remained separate in ...

Theravada and Vajrayana

Tendai Buddhism is known for

categorizing all the teachings and presernt them in a meaningful way.

An important practice in Shingon Buddhism is

a fire ritual with historic links to the Vedic fire ceremony.

The Japanese monk who studied in China and established Shingon Buddhism in Japan was ...

Kukai

The school of Chinese and Japanese Buddhism which sees the Buddha as divine savior, whose name the believer must constantly repeat with devotion, is

Pure land

The Buddha of the Western Paradise is

Amitabha.

The key practice of Nicheren Buddhism is

Chants to honor Lotus Sutra

Zen comes from the word that means ...

meditation

Zen traces itself back to a legendary founder named ...

Bobhudharma

Enlightened awareness in Zen is called ...

Satori

The essential practice in Zen is

manual labor

The Chan/Zen virtues are especially ...

intuition and naturalness.

What is most important in Zen is

sitting meditation

A koan is

a question that cannont be answered logically, used to bring awakening

Tibetan Buddhism includes elements of

shamanism.

Tibetan Buddhism ...

makes great use of ritual

In Tibetan Buddhism, a vajra is frequently used together with

Bell

One of the most common Buddhist meditation techniques used in many schools is ...

focus on breathing

One appeal of Buddhism for many Westerners is

emphasis on self-reliance and insight.

Elements of Buddhism, as interpreted in Japanese woodblock prints, influenced which artist?

Gogh

Engaged Buddhism is

a modern movement emphasizing charity and social activism.

A Tibetan Buddhist teacher is called a

Lama

Constant rebirth and the attendant suffering is called

Samsara

The totality of Buddhist teaching is called

Dharma

Meditation, or the focusing of the mind, is also known as ...

Dhyana

A shrine used to mark Buddhist relics or sacred sites is called a

Stupa

The general name for that category of books that is said to give the words of the Buddha is

Sutra

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Siddhartha Gautama is the name of

the man who became the Buddha

Buddhism began in

India

Regarding his social class, the Buddha was

an aristocrat.

Tradition holds that which relative of the Buddha died shortly after his birth?

His Mother

The Buddha was particularly troubled by the problem of …

human suffering and death

The Buddha was shocked into going on a religious search by …

the Four Passing Sights

The Buddha left home to begin his life of wandering at what age?

29

The Buddha was enlightened at what age?

35

The Buddha died at what age?

80

The name for the Buddhist community of monks is

Sangha

One of the essential Buddhist teachings is

anichcha

In regard to the common belief in a permanent soul, the Buddha seems to have taught that

there is none

The dissatisfaction and sorrow that life brings is called

Dukkha

The basic outlook on life, formulated by Buddhism, is contained in …

the four noble truths

To lessen suffering, the Buddha recommended …

lessening of desire

Nirvana seems to come from the word that means …

blown out or cool

A major goal in Buddhism is …

inner peace/nirvana

Buddhism focuses especially on

maintaining inner peace

The Buddha opposed

The caste system,ritualism, reliance on priest, belief in any permanent spiritual reality

he Indian ruler who spread Buddhism teaching widely was

Ashoka

The Buddha lived about this time

563-483 Bce or fifth century B.C.E.

Buddhism developed into several branches. The branch that spread to Sri Lanka and southeast Asia is

Theravada

The ideal of the Theravada branch is the …

arhat

Popular stories in Buddhism with a moral lesson involving animals or people are

Jataka Tales

The essential collection of sacred books of Buddhism is called …

Tripitaka

Literally, Mahayana means …

big vehicle

A person of great compassion, willing to be reborn constantly to help others, is called …

Bohittsatva

Vimalakirti was …

disciple of the buddha

The ‘Sutras on the Perfection of Wisdom’ have what Sanskrit name?

Prajnaparamita Sutras

In China, Buddhism was sometimes criticized because …

of the idea of monastic celibacy

In China, the various Mahayana sects tended to blend. But they have remained separate in …

Theravada and Vajrayana

Tendai Buddhism is known for

categorizing all the teachings and presernt them in a meaningful way.

An important practice in Shingon Buddhism is

a fire ritual with historic links to the Vedic fire ceremony.

The Japanese monk who studied in China and established Shingon Buddhism in Japan was …

Kukai

The school of Chinese and Japanese Buddhism which sees the Buddha as divine savior, whose name the believer must constantly repeat with devotion, is

Pure land

The Buddha of the Western Paradise is

Amitabha.

The key practice of Nicheren Buddhism is

Chants to honor Lotus Sutra

Zen comes from the word that means …

meditation

Zen traces itself back to a legendary founder named …

Bobhudharma

Enlightened awareness in Zen is called …

Satori

The essential practice in Zen is

manual labor

The Chan/Zen virtues are especially …

intuition and naturalness.

What is most important in Zen is

sitting meditation

A koan is

a question that cannont be answered logically, used to bring awakening

Tibetan Buddhism includes elements of

shamanism.

Tibetan Buddhism …

makes great use of ritual

In Tibetan Buddhism, a vajra is frequently used together with

Bell

One of the most common Buddhist meditation techniques used in many schools is …

focus on breathing

One appeal of Buddhism for many Westerners is

emphasis on self-reliance and insight.

Elements of Buddhism, as interpreted in Japanese woodblock prints, influenced which artist?

Gogh

Engaged Buddhism is

a modern movement emphasizing charity and social activism.

A Tibetan Buddhist teacher is called a

Lama

Constant rebirth and the attendant suffering is called

Samsara

The totality of Buddhist teaching is called

Dharma

Meditation, or the focusing of the mind, is also known as …

Dhyana

A shrine used to mark Buddhist relics or sacred sites is called a

Stupa

The general name for that category of books that is said to give the words of the Buddha is

Sutra

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