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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the foundation of Buddhism?
2. "All suffering is born from ________________."
3. The Sarvastivada school defined how many conditions?
4. Awakening is always available to us and needs only what?
5. What does form include?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the importance of Dharma and Sangha?
2. What is the relationship between Buddha's teachings?
3. What are the Three Doors of Liberation?
4. What are the three Dharma seals?
5. For what does the author ask?
6. Describe two of these seven factors.
7. What is the foundation of Buddhism?
8. How is nonself important?
9. Describe the Twelve Links.
10. What is paradise? What helps generate the energy in ourselves to be in paradise?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
There are miracles of mindfulness.
Part 1) What are these miracles of mindfulness? How is Right Mindfulness at the heart of Buddha's teachings?
Part 2) How might these be considered miracles? What is the connection between these miracles and suffering? How might these miracles lead one to paradise?
Part 3) How could these miracles of mindfulness change your life? How could they change your school? Your community?
Essay Topic 2
Hahn feels we must be mindful of our well-being and happiness.
Part 1) What steps can be taken to be mindful or our well-being and happiness?
Part 2) What nourishes your joy? How? how can you enhance they joy and happiness in your life in accord with Buddha's teachings?
Part 3) How do the Noble Truths play a part in understanding and increasing your joy and happiness?
Essay Topic 3
There are Four Noble Truths.
Part 1) What are these Four Noble Truths? What is the connection between these Truths and the twelve turnings of the wheel of Dharma and the Eightfold Path?
Part 2) How do these Truths help one understand and identify suffering? How can this improve one's life?
Part 3) How can the world benefit from these Four Noble Truths?
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