Terms and Questions:

Theravada, Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism



1.      Triratna

2.      Bodhisattva

3.      Vajrayana

4.      Mahayana

5.      Theravada

6.      Arhat

7.      Dalai Lama

8.      Avalokateshvara


1.      Deacribe the basic differences between the major schools of Buddhism as studied in class

2.      How is Buddhism a “middle way”?

3.      How do Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism differ in how they understand the relationship between Buddha and humankind