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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!
Easy (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
17385 plays
2
Advanced Buddhism

Meditate on these...
Tough (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
4419 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.
Tough (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
4527 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.
Average (10 qns)
Squisher
1449 plays
5
Random Facts About Buddhism

Enjoy some random facts about the Buddhist religion. Perhaps you will obtain quick enlightenment!
Difficult (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
4407 plays
6
Buddhism Glossary

Test your knowledge of a few basic Buddhist terms.
Tough (10 qns)
Athaell
3117 plays
7
Buddhist Meditation

Some historical and technical aspects of meditation as taught by the Buddha.
Tough (10 qns)
flutemann
1518 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.
Tough (10 qns)
flem-ish
2643 plays
9
Mahayana Buddhism

Madhyamaka and Yogacara Buddhist doctrine and doxography from the Indian Subcontinent.
Very Difficult (15 qns)
gti mug pa
1227 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.
Difficult (10 qns)
gti mug pa
765 plays
11
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.
Difficult (10 qns)
vksingh
939 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!
Tough (10 qns)
vksingh
444 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 qns)
thejazzkickazz
1737 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.
Difficult (10 qns)
gti mug pa
2688 plays
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