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Dhamma (Dharma) is a concept generally known as ‘the teachings of the Buddha.’ Following Buddhist teachings gives many people meaning and understanding within their lives.
What is dependent arising?
The idea that everything happens because it simply does
The idea that everything happens depending on certain conditions
The idea that everything isn’t dependent on certain conditions
What is Dhamma (Dharma)?
Dhamma (Dharma) is the Buddhist doctrine that includes the teaching of the Buddha about the nature of existence
Dhamma (Dharma) is a part of Buddhist teachings but isn’t that important
Dhamma (Dharma) can only be understood by the Buddha
What is anicca?
Anicca is the cycle of birth, life death and rebirth
Anicca means impermanence
Anicca means enlightenment
What are the Five Aggregates?
Rock, soil, sedimentary rock, minerals and clay
Form, mental formation, perception, consciousness and sensation
The Noble Truths of Buddhism
What does belief in dukkha mean?
That suffering is okay and all will be well in the end
That suffering leads to unhappiness and it is a Buddhist’s duty to spread joy and enlightenment
That there are three types of suffering, as part of the Three Marks of Existence
What is Buddha-nature?
The idea that everyone can attain Buddhahood
The way a Buddhist behaves in life
How a Buddhists meditates
In which country is Pure Land Buddhism the most commonly practised form of Buddhism?
What is samsara?
The Buddhist belief in the cycle of birth, life, death and rebirth
The belief in reincarnation
Which type of Buddhists attempt to become Bodhisattvas?
Pure Land Buddhists
Which word describes the Buddhist belief that the soul doesn’t have a physical existence?