RS 101 Chapter 5

RS 101 Chapter 5

The term Buddha means
awaked one
Buddhist monks are called
shoes
Buddhist nuns are called
shoenies
Stories of the buddah’s past lives are known as
iataka tales
What are the Triple Gem (Three Refuges)
Buddah, dharma, and sagna
Collection of ancient scripts used by Theravada Buddhists is called the
Polycennan
The form of buddhism that offers faithful prayers to amida Buddah is
Pure Land Buddhism
In Mahayana Buddhism, being dedicated to attaing enlightment is called
A bodasatra
The Japanese teacher Nichiren believed that the essence of Buddhsim could be found in
lotustra
Siddhartha was born in the mountains of Japan
F
Like many noteworthy figures, the Buddah only lived into his early 30s
F
The Buddha appointed his discipline Ananda to be his successor
F
Buddhism accepts the Hindu caste system
F
Buddhism is often described as a non-theistic religion.
T
The Buddha encouraged gossip as a harmless way to analyze one’s feelings towards others.
F
There have always been about as many Buddhist monks as there are nuns
F
Tibetan Buddhism suffered persecution at the hands of communist China
T
Contemporary Buddhists do not think that Buddhism can provide answers for social problems.
F
Contemporary Buddhists do not think that Buddhism can provide answers for social problems
F
Zen Buddhism is said to preserve the Buddah’s teachings through mind to mind transmission rather than scripts
T
Vesak is the most important Buddhist festival
T
Chan Buddhism focuses predominately on Mediation
T
Buddhism was brought to the west through missionaries.
T
The founder of Buddhism was a contemporary of
Mahavira
The term Anatman means
No eternal soul
In which country would you likely not find Theravada Buddhist practitioners
China
Theravada mindfulness meditation techniques are known as
Vinassana
Dukkha means
Suffering
According to Mahayana Buddhism, the Buddha is present
As enlightened wisdom which is formless, as a celestial bliss body, and as a transformamtion body which can take human form
Which of the following is not one of the Three Root Afflictions
Renunciation
Buddhist teaching differs from Hindu teaching in that
It rejects the idea of an enternal soul
Vajrana Buddhism is
a form of Buddhism which promises a speeded up path to enlightenment
Buddhist temples serve as
Centers of community identity and intergration, the location of ceremonies blessing the deities, and places to celebrate festivals