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QUESTION: 1

Which means approaching and sitting near

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QUESTION: 2

Buddha belonged to a small Gana known as the __________.

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QUESTION: 3

Who was famous thinker of the Jainas

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QUESTION: 4

Mahavira was ____ prince

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QUESTION: 5

Zoroaster teaching are contained in the books called

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Avesta, also called Zend-avesta, sacred book of Zoroastrianism containing its cosmogony, law, and liturgy, the teachings of the prophet Zoroaster.

QUESTION: 6

The followers of Mahavira, were known as

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The followers of Mahavir were called Jains. Lord Mahavir, got enlightenment Keval Gyan, became 24th Tithankar ( Arihant dev, supreme position, called Vitraag or Jin). Prior to the Lord Mahavir, 23 Thinkars also known as Arihants / Araham /Jin, but the word Jin a short name became more popular and followers called as Jains, became in tongue.

QUESTION: 7

How many ashrams were recognised

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Four ashramas were recognised: brahmacharya, grihastha, vanaprasttw and samnyasa. Brahmin, kshatriya and vaishya men were expected to lead simple lives and study the Vedas during the early years of their life (brahmacharya).

QUESTION: 8

What did Buddha teach?

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QUESTION: 9

The language of the Avesta, and the practices described in it are very similar to thos of the

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Zoroaster was an Iranian prophet. His teachings are contained in a book called the Avesta. The language of the Avesta, and the practices described in it are very similar to those of the Vedas.

QUESTION: 10

Panini, who prepared a ____ for Sanskrit.

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QUESTION: 11

Where is Valabhi

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Vallabhi is an ancient city located in the Saurashtra peninsula of Gujarat, near Bhavnagar in western India. It is also known as Vallabhipura, and was the capital of the ancient Gurjar Maitraka Dynasty.

QUESTION: 12

The basic teachings of Zoroaster are contained in the maxim ?Good _____ , Good ____ and Good ____

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Zoroastrianism is a religion. Zoroaster, who lived in eastern ancient Iran around 1000 BC, created Zoroastrianism. It is a monotheistic religion. The Zoroastrian god is called Ahura Mazda. 

It is also dualist. Zoroastrians believe Ahura Mazda created two spirits: a good one (Spenta Mainyu), and a bad one (Angra Mainyu). Zoroastrians believe people are free to choose between good and bad. Choosing good will lead to happiness, and choosing bad will lead to unhappiness. So it is best to choose good. Therefore, the motto of the religion is "Good Thoughts, Good Words, Good Deeds".

QUESTION: 13

Which was a major religion in Iran?

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According to state-backed 2011 Iranian census, 99.38% of Iranians believe in Islam, while 0.2% of the population believe in officially recognized minority religions, Christianity, Judaism and Zoroastrianism.

QUESTION: 14

The word Jaina comes from the term

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QUESTION: 15

Jina meaning

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QUESTION: 16

Some Zoroastrians migrated from Iran and settled down in the coastal towns

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Zoroaster was an Iranian prophet. His teachings are contained in a book called the Avesta. Later, some Zoroastrians migrated from Iran and settled down in the coastal towns of Gujarat and Maharashtra. They were the ancestors of today's Parsis.

QUESTION: 17

Gautam Buddha's father was the chief of ______ clan

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QUESTION: 18

The peeple tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment came to be known as

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The Bodhi Tree or Bodhi ") was a large and ancient sacred fig tree (Ficus religiosa), also called the Bo Tree, located in Bodh Gaya, Bihar, India, under which Siddhartha Gautama, the spiritual teacher who became known as the Buddha, is said to have attained enlightenment or Bodhi circa 500.

QUESTION: 19

Buddha real name was____

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QUESTION: 20

Buddha was born in ______

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Gautama Buddha was born in the year 563 B.C. in Lumbini, in present Nepal. He was the Son of Suddhodana's whose capital was Kapilavastu.The day of Buddha's birth is widely celebrated in Theravada countries as Vesak. Buddha's birthday is celebrated as Buddha Purnima.

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