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Question 1 Shikan-taza (just sitting) is the main form of zazen in Soto. Question 2 1 out of 1 points Soto believes that Shikan-taza is the most natural practice, while Rinzai more often uses koans. Question 3 1 out of 1 points The Ch’an/Zen tradition is known as an “iconoclastic” tradition, which means that Zen Buddhism worships image of Buddha. Question 4 0 out of 1 points Buddhism reached China by the middle of the first century. Question 5 1 out of 1 points According to Yasutani Roshi, the three aims of zazen are Question 6 1 out of 1 points Soto and Rinzai have been very closely connected throughout Japanese history. Question 7 1 out of 1 points The eighth ox-herding picture is described as the “pinnacle” of the path—not necessarily the end of the journey. It shows Question 8 1 out of 1 points A “zafu” is a Zen rock garden. Question 9 1 out of 1 points In Rinzai, koans are used to intensify and focus our doubts into "Great Doubt" because we cannot experience kensho without having "Great Doubt". Question 10 1 out of 1 points According to Zen tradition, Shakyamuni passed the Dharma to his one heir by Question 11 1 out of 1 points Every effort must be made to forcefully suppress random thoughts that arise during
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zazen. Question 12 1 out of 1 points Many Zen sayings and stories ridicule devotional attachment to religious images and intellectual attachment to written teachings.
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  • Fall '16
  • Guy Newland
  • Cmu, Exam 3,, Rel 320, The Buddhist Tradition

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