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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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1 Basic facts about Buddhism
Here's a quiz on basic facts about Buddhism. Have fun!
10 Q
Apr 18 00
16629 plays
2 Advanced Buddhism
Meditate on these...
10 Q
May 14 01
4254 plays
3 Buddhism and the 8-Fold Path
The follow-up to Buddhism for beginners...the alchemy of the mind through the 8 fold-path of a quark.
10 Q
May 17 01
4410 plays
4 Buddhism 101
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.
10 Q
Sep 27 11
1221 plays
5 Random Facts About Buddhism
Enjoy some random facts about the Buddhist religion. Perhaps you will obtain quick enlightenment!
10 Q
Aug 02 00
4290 plays
6 Buddhism Glossary
Test your knowledge of a few basic Buddhist terms.
10 Q
Aug 14 02
2991 plays
7 Buddhist Meditation
Some historical and technical aspects of meditation as taught by the Buddha.
10 Q
Dec 11 02
1452 plays
8 The World Of Buddhism
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.
10 Q
Oct 08 02
2523 plays
9 Buddhism in Tibet
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.
10 Q
Jun 13 08
867 plays
10 Suttas & Sutras
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.
10 Q
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Jan 17 04
732 plays
11 Mahayana Buddhism
Madhyamaka and Yogacara Buddhist doctrine and doxography from the Indian Subcontinent.
Very Difficult
15 Q
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Dec 27 03
1161 plays
12 The Graded Path in Tibetan Buddhism
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!
10 Q
Dec 10 08
393 plays
13 Blue Cliff Records
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
10 Q
Mar 20 02
1650 plays
14 Basic Buddhism
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.
10 Q
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Dec 03 03
2604 plays
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Last Updated Jun 17 15 3:57 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* What was the real name of the founder of Buddhism?
* Which of the following is a popular form of Buddhism in Japan?
* The Buddhists believe in following a path to enlightenment. How many fold is this path?
* A Sanskrit word meaning 'action' or 'fate', a lot of people equate it to 'what goes around comes around'. What is this term?
* When a Buddhist individual reaches enlightenment, it is said that they reach a certain state that can be literally translated as 'snuffing out'. What is this state?

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