The Foundations of Buddhism Quiz

Rupert Gethin
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


One of the three fundamental defilements in Buddhism is _____. (from Chapter 3, Four Truths, The Disease, the Cause, the Cure, the Medicine)


Though the precise form of the earliest Buddhist devotions is unclear, it is know that they revolved around the worship of _____. (from Chapter 7, The Buddhist Path, The Way of Calm and Thought)


Flowers, incense, and lamps are _____ in modern Buddhism. (from Chapter 7, The Buddhist Path, The Way of Calm and Thought)


The life of the wandering monk assumes sufficient _____ of the surrounding community. (from Chapter 4, The Buddhist Community, Monks, Nuns, and Lay Followers)


The Milindapanha records the meeting of a Buddhist monk and the local _____ king, Milinda or Menander. (from Chapter 6, No Self, Personal Continuity and Dependent Arising)

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