e-Dhamma Learning Initiative
Who is the
Fill in your Personal Particulars
Please note that there are more than one answers for each question.
He is the ...
Founder of Buddhism
Great Messenger of Love and Peace
Why did He renounce His princely life, His wife and His newly born child?
In search for a greater kingdom.
In search of Truth and peace.
Fed up of His princely life.
To further study.
To find the solution to the un-satisfactoriness of life.
How did He attained Enlightenment?
A Divine light shined unto Him from the Heaven.
He realized the Four Noble Truth while meditating under the Bodhi Tree.
He comprehended the Causal Relation of the Dependent Origination.
A certain deva (angel) tipped Him on the Middle Path.
He practiced self-restraint, sacrifices and pure ascetisme
Why is He named the "Buddha"?
Because He is ...
a Super Man who performed miracle to save others.
Omniscient who knows all the way to enlightenment.
subdued all His enemies especially the hindrances in the mind.
equals to His teachings (Truths).
has overcome all the defilements and roots of evils.
In what way did the Buddha use to save us?
By knowing how and what to teach each individual for his own benefit according to his own level and capabilities.
By using his extraordinary powers to save us.
By explaining the truth and make a man realize it.
Be a God to save us.
By convincing people to be a Buddhist first.
In what circumstances, the Buddha kept noble silence?
When the questions themselves were wrongly put in the first place.
When the questioner was not in a position to understand the answer because of its profundity.
When the question is too tough for the Buddha to answer.
When the question will bring the misunderstand of ultimate Truth. (No spiritual development)
When the Buddha is impatient to answer the questions.
What is Dhamma?
The teachings from the Buddha.
Four Noble Truth and The Noble Eight Fold Path are two of the Dhamma teachings.
The message for all from the Buddha.
A method to develop psychic powers.
A tool to help us in spiritual development.
Why we must know Dhamma?
To save people
To destroy ignorant, greed and hatred. Thus, eliminate suffer.
To learn as an extra knowledge but didn't practice it.
To purify our mind.
To prove that we are good Buddhists.
What is the right attitude Buddhists should practice towards other religions?
Criticize the beliefs of other religions.
Try the best to convert or convince other religions believers to become Buddhists.
Do not condemn the believers of God from other religions.
Accept other views if they are useful to explain the reality of the Four Noble Truths.
Take a very tolerant view of other beliefs.
How do we know that we are saved?
When we feel peaceful in mind.
When we are able to determine right and wrong.
When we accepted the Buddha as our God.
When we accepted Buddha's Noble way of life.
When we are able to eradicate all greed, hatred and ignorant.