In the traditional biography of the buddha siddhartha

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5. In the traditional biography of the Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama), he preached his first sermon A) to an assembly of local scholars and theologians B) to an assembly of the rulers of local kingdoms, including his father C) to an assembly of local farmers and herders Submitted by Bruce, Geena (GEB5098) on 5/29/2016 7:12:09 PM Points Awarded 65.00 Points Missed 35.00 Percentage 65.0%
10/2/2016 Quiz 2: Lessons 3 and 4 2/4 D) to five of his former associates with whom he had once practiced asceticism (mortifying the flesh) E) within a few minutes after becoming enlightened 6. The ideal value in Mahayana Buddhism is A) frugality B) personal enlightenment C) compassion D) cheerfulness E) labor 7. In the traditional biography of the Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama), he ventured out the from the palace as a young man and saw A) the poverty of ordinary people, which filled Siddhartha with a desire for political and social reform B) the passing entourage of a great ruler, which filled Siddhartha with ambition C) a young man, a young woman, an old man, and an old woman D) a traditional religious festival, which filled Siddhartha with ambition E) a sick man, an old man, a dead man, and a religious practitioner 8. In Buddhism, meditation, if properly performed, is A) like building a new boat, one plank at a time B) like experiencing dreams while we sleep C) like a drug that dulls our awareness of pain and suffering D) like pulling out the weeds of our desires by their roots and casting them aside E) the ultimate enjoyment of sensual pleasure 9.

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