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1

"enlightened one"

Buddha

2

One who resists his own nirvana to teach others how to achieve nirvana

Bodhisattva

3

3 baskets

Tipitaka

4

Discipline Basket

Vinaya Pitaka

5

Teaching Basket

Sutta Pitaka

6

Metaphysical Basket

Abidhamma Pitaka

7

liberation

Nirvana

8

Practical condensation of the teachings of Buddha

Lotus Sutra

9

Emphasize Zazen; seek to achieve sudden flashes of enlightenment through koans

Zen Buddhism

10

Primarily in Japan; emphasizes nationalism; Lotus Sutra is their main scripture

Nichiren Shoshu

11

Rejects Meditation as the only way and stresses the rational study of the scriptures; also emphasizes the sexual union between those 2 people who i can't remember

Tibetian Tantric Buddhism

12

Founder of Zen Buddhism

Bhodidharma

13

Nothingness/Emptiness

Sunyata

14

Sitting Meditation

Zazen

15

Riddles and Stories demonstrating the inadequacy of logic

Koans

16

Soul migrates from 1 body to another

Transmigration of the Soul

17

Greek word for "after ensoulment"

Metempsychosis

18

Greek word for "repeated birth"

Palingenesis

19

"no soul", only desires are reincarnated

Anatta

20

What other religion has pantheistic monism?

Hinduism

21

What is the main focus of Buddhism?

Suffering and how to overcome it

22

Who is the founder of Buddhism?

Siddhartha Guatama

23

What is the Great Renunciation?

When Guatama left his wealthy life and saw the inevitable suffering

24

What 2 aspects of worldview is the middle path between

aestheticism, mentalism

25

Buddhism was a response to the rigidity of what Hindu doctrine?

the caste system

26

Who is the "Constantine of Buddhism"

King Asoka of India-he sent missionaries for Eastern Religions out

27

2 branches of Buddhism?

Hinayana and Mahayana (Mahayana more popular)

28

What scripture is emphasized by Hinayana?

Tipitaka

29

What scripture is emphasized by Mahayana?

Lotus Sutra

30

Which branch of Buddhism sees Buddha as the small vehicle?

Hinayana