(b) Vasumitra
(c) Nagarjuna
(d) Mahakassapa
Whose teachings are known as Sunyavada, i.e. the whole world is a mere
(a) Gautama
(b) Dignaga
(c) Dharmakirti
(d) Vasubandu
Which of the following statements are correct about Vajrayanists?
(i) They believed that salvation could be best attained by acquiring the
magical powers.
(ii) Their chief divinities were the Taras who should be compelled rather than
persuaded to bestow magical powers on the worshippers.
(iii) Taras were the mothers of the Buddhas and the Bodhisattvas.
(iv) They became popular in eastem India from the 8th century AD under the
Palas and later spread to Tibet.
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) All of them
(b) i, ii and iii
(c) ii, iii and iv
(d) i, ii and iv
Who among the following was the first to become a Buddhist nun?
(a) Yasodhara
(b) Gautami
(c) Sujata
(d) Mahamaya
Who among the following were the Bodhisattvas in Mahayana Buddhism?
(i) Rishabha
(ii) Avalokitesvara
(iii) Manjusri
(iv) Vajrapani
(v) Gautama
Choose the answer from the codes      below: