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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the second of the five mindfulness trainings?
2. Our true home, and paradise, are where?
3. Impermanence and nonself are _____________.
4. Why is life span an illusion?
5. Our anger or despair is connected to what?
Essay Topic 1
The twelve turning of the wheel of Dharma is practiced to understand the Four Noble Truths.
Part 1) What are the twelve turnings of the wheel of Dharma? What are the Four Noble Truths?
Part 2) How do the turnings help one to understand the wheel of Dharma?
Part 3) What does this connection between the turnings of the wheel of Dharma and the Four Noble Truths reveal about other aspects of Buddhism and their connection with one another?
Essay Topic 2
The author gives advice on how to begin meditation.
Part 1) How should one begin meditation, according to the author? Why does he suggest this? How does this fit with Buddhist teachings?
Part 2) What else does the author say about meditation? How important is meditation? Why?
Part 3) Do you believe meditation is useful? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
There are many "Rights" discussed in this book.
Part 1) What are these Rights? How are they connected and intertwined?
Part 2) How do these Rights pertain to your own life?
Part 3) How do you know when you are right? Is there a way to know? Can what is right for you be wrong for another? Why or why not?
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