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Basic of Buddhism
« on: November 29, 2011, 02:46:05 PM »
1 - About how old is Buddhism?
Ans:  2500 years

2 - The word Sangha means:
Ans: The worldwide community of monks and nuns
 
3 - The Buddha was born into
Ans: A royal family

4 - The word Karma means:
Ans: That our lives are conditioned by our past actions

5 - The lunar calendar is used by:
Ans: Most Buddhists except those in Japan

6 - Buddha literally means:
Ans: One who is awake and has become enlightened

7 - How many systems of Buddhism are there?
Ans: 7

9 - Who is the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people?
Ans: The Dalai Lama

10 - Which of these statements is true about Buddhism?
Ans: Buddhism is not strongly pro family and does not regard having children as a religious duty