Terms and Questions:

Theravada, Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism

 

Terms:

1.      Triratna

2.      Bodhisattva

3.      Vajrayana

4.      Mahayana

5.      Theravada

6.      Arhat

7.      Dalai Lama

8.      Avalokateshvara

Questions:

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