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buddhism multiple choice 1

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The Buddha's name comes from a Sanskrit word meaning
to wake up
The Buddha's first disciples were
his five former ascetic companion
According to the Buddha, his teachings must be
experienced in order to be worthwhile.
The Buddha was silent on questions about
topics that were unanswerable.
Once a person reaches nirvana,
rebirth is finished.
Which did the Buddha not oppose?
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A sign of connection between Theravada monks and the wandering Hindu ascetics is
the orange robe.
Zen is derived from a word referring to one of the steps in the Eightfold Path, whose meaning is
meditation.
Mahayana Buddhism generally does not advocate
devotion to deities.
Mahayana Buddhism
spread north to China and Japan.
Each Dalai Lama in Tibetan Buddhism is considered to be
an emanation of the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara.
Enlightenment.
bodhi
A state of deep awareness, the result of intensive meditation.
samadhi
"Enlightenment being"; in Mahayana, a person of deep compassion, especially one who does not enter nirvana but is constantly reborn to help others; a heavenly being of compassion.
bodhisattva
The three "bodies" of the Buddha—the cosmic Buddha nature, the celestial Buddhas, and the historical Buddhas.
trikaya