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Buddhism began about 2400 years ago, with the life of Siddhartha Gautama -- the Buddha. Ever since, Buddhists across Asia and around the world have drawn on his teachings in an effort to end suffering by escaping the cycle of birth and rebirth. How much do you know about the path to enlightenment?   

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trivia quiz  Basic Facts About Buddhism cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Apr 18 00

Here's a quiz on basic facts about Buddhism. Have fun!
Easy
thejazzkickazz gold member
Apr 18 00
17790 plays
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trivia quiz  Advanced Buddhism cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, May 14 01

Meditate on these...
Tough
thejazzkickazz gold member
May 14 01
4473 plays
3.
trivia quiz  Buddhism and the 8-Fold Path cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, May 17 01

The follow-up to Buddhism for beginners...the alchemy of the mind through the 8 fold-path of a quark.
Tough
thejazzkickazz gold member
May 17 01
4557 plays
4.
trivia quiz  Buddhism 101 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Squisher, Sep 27 11

Buddhism was founded in India during the 6th century BCE. Although there are many schools of Buddhism, this quiz will only touch on basic Buddhist facts.
Average
Squisher
Sep 27 11
1530 plays
5.
trivia quiz  Random Facts About Buddhism 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Aug 02 00

Enjoy some random facts about the Buddhist religion. Perhaps you will obtain quick enlightenment!
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
Aug 02 00
4446 plays
6.
trivia quiz  Buddhism Glossary 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Athaell, Aug 14 02

Test your knowledge of a few basic Buddhist terms.
Tough
Athaell
Aug 14 02
3156 plays
7.
trivia quiz  Buddhist Meditation 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, flutemann, Dec 11 02

Some historical and technical aspects of meditation as taught by the Buddha.
Tough
flutemann
Dec 11 02
1563 plays
8.
trivia quiz  The World Of Buddhism 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Oct 08 02

Knowing the religions of the world may be helpful to get on well with our neighbours in the global village. Here follows a quiz on the birth and rise of Buddhism.
Tough
flem-ish
Oct 08 02
2688 plays
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trivia quiz  Buddhism in Tibet 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, vksingh, Jun 13 08

In the past, Tibet was powerful enough to invade China and Nepal. Buddhism was one among many forces that shaped Tibet in a definitive way. Here are some basic facts that will remind you about it.
Difficult
vksingh
Jun 13 08
969 plays
10.
trivia quiz  Suttas & Sutras 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, gti mug pa, Jan 17 04

From the Nikayas to the Mahayana sutras, I'll give you a passage and you identify the source. Each passage is carefully chosen to make things easier for you, but the 'obvious' answer isn't necessarily the right answer.
Difficult
gti mug pa
Jan 17 04
789 plays
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trivia quiz  Mahayana Buddhism 15 questions
Very Difficult, 15 Qns, gti mug pa, Dec 27 03

Madhyamaka and Yogacara Buddhist doctrine and doxography from the Indian Subcontinent.
Very Difficult
gti mug pa
Dec 27 03
1257 plays
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trivia quiz  The Graded Path in Tibetan Buddhism 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, vksingh, Dec 10 08

Lam Rim teachings were disseminated by Tsongkhapa from Tibet. What makes them special that these teachings provide a graded path, where the practitioner completes one stage of practice and proceeds to the next higher one!
Tough
vksingh
Dec 10 08
468 plays
13.
trivia quiz  Blue Cliff Records 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Mar 20 02

A study of Koans is the focus in this quiz. I shall present a Koan and you try to determine the pertinent answer to the ancient Chinese-Japanese puzzles of the Zen buddhists. Have fun.
Very Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
Mar 20 02
1776 plays
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trivia quiz  Basic Buddhism 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, gti mug pa, Dec 03 03

From Hegel to Nietzsche to Alan Watts, the West has always presumed to know what Buddhism is all about. See if you can distinguish the truth from the falsehood.
Difficult
gti mug pa
Dec 03 03
2739 plays
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