Gender Equality in Buddhism

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Which of the following statements is true about women in ancient Buddhist and Hindu religions?

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1. Which of the following terms refers to a Buddhist nun?

2. You're attending a conference talk on the Buddhist belief system, and leave the room to answer a call. When you return, the concept of enlightenment and the freedom from the cycle of reincarnation is being mentioned, which would be related to the idea of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you want to pass this quiz, you'll need to know about women in the Buddhist religion, branches of Buddhism and general Buddhist beliefs. All of the questions are multiple-choice.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This duo of assessment tools will see how well you understand the following:

  • Facts about women in the Buddhist religion
  • The term denoting a Buddhist nun
  • The term denoting enlightenment and the freedom from the cycle of reincarnation
  • The most orthodox branch of Buddhism
  • What 'sutra' means

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on gender equality in Buddhism
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding orthodox Buddhism and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - use what you've learned to consider the Buddhist perspective on gender equality in a different light

Additional Learning

Keep learning about this topic by reviewing the corresponding lesson titled Gender Equality in Buddhism. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Compare Buddhism and Hinduism
  • Define 'sati'
  • Discuss Buddhist nuns
  • Explore opportunities for women in the various branches of Buddhism
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