Life Of Buddha and Quiz


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A Power Point Show on Life of Buddha followed by a Quiz. For use in Buddhist Sunday School and Dhamma Classes for students. Done by Bro. Oh Teik Bin, Lower Perak Buddhist Association, Teluk Intan, Malaysia.

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Life Of Buddha and Quiz

  2. 2. The Bodhisattva in Tusita Heaven
  3. 3. Queen Maya’s Dream
  4. 4. Not long after Queen Maya’s Dream, she conceived.
  5. 5. Birth of Siddhartha Gautama
  6. 6. Siddhartha was born in Lumbini in 623 B.C. His mother was Queen Maya.
  7. 7. “ I am the Chief in the world. There is no equal to Me. I am supreme. This is My last birth . No more Rebirth for Me.”
  8. 8. <ul><li>Siddhartha’s Birth took place on a Wesak Full Moon Day. </li></ul><ul><li>According to legend, the Baby began to walk 7 steps forward and at each step, a Lotus flower appeared. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Asita at the Naming Ceremony in the Palace
  10. 10. The Plowing Festival : - Siddhartha Meditating when He was 7 years old
  11. 11. Siddhartha Gautama, unlike his cousin, Devadatta, was full of loving-kindness and compassion.
  12. 12. Siddhartha’s marriage
  13. 13. At 16, Prince Siddhartha married Princess Yasodhara
  14. 14. The Four Sights
  15. 15. The 4 Sights – An old man, a sick man, a dead man and a monk
  16. 16. Siddhartha leaves the wife and child
  17. 17. <ul><li>Siddhartha leaves the Palace with Channa and His horse. </li></ul>
  18. 18. The Great Renunciation
  19. 19. Prince Siddhartha cuts off his hair
  20. 20. For 6 long years Siddhartha practised Ascetism
  21. 21. Sujata’s Offering To The Bodhisattva
  22. 22. “ Mara’s Daughters”
  23. 23. Mara’s Forces Invade The Mind
  24. 24. Conquering The Evils Of Greed, Hatred and Delusion
  25. 25. The Bodhisattva attained Enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree – He was 35.
  26. 26. Enlightenment
  27. 27. <ul><li>It was on a Wesak </li></ul><ul><li>Full Moon </li></ul><ul><li>That the Bodhisattva </li></ul><ul><li>Attained Supreme </li></ul><ul><li>Enlightenment. </li></ul>
  28. 28. The Buddha attained Enlightenment at Bodhgaya
  29. 29. The First Sermon – The Buddha Preached To 5 Disciples
  30. 30. The Buddha preached The 4 Noble Truths :- * The Truth of Dukkha * The Cause of Dukkha * The End of Dukkha * The Noble Eightfold Path leading to the End of Dukkha
  31. 31. Devadatta provokes Nalagiri the elephant to attack the Buddha
  32. 32. By the power of Metta, The Buddha subdues the elephant
  33. 33. Devadatta made 3 attempts to kill the Buddha. For his evil kamma, Devadatta met with his death when the earth split and drew him in.
  34. 34. Parinibbana
  35. 35. The Buddha Passed Away at 80 Years Old
  36. 36. It was on a Wesak Full Moon that The Buddha passed into Parinibbana.
  37. 37. The Buddha Passed Away at Kushinagar
  38. 38. “ Subject to change are all component things. Strive on with Diligence.”
  39. 39. The End MAY YOU BE WELL AND HAPPY !
  40. 40. LIFE OF THE BUDDHA Spot Quiz For Each of the Questions, Answer ‘TRUE’ or ‘FALSE’. * For ‘TRUE’, raise your right open palm * For ‘FALSE’, raise your right clenched fist Marks * For a correct answer , 2 marks * For a wrong answer, - 2 marks
  41. 41. Question 1 Before the Bodhisatta was born as Siddhartha, he was in Tavatimsa Heaven. TRUE OR FALSE
  42. 42. ANSWER FALSE He was in Tusita Heaven
  43. 43. Question 2 <ul><li>Siddhartha Gautama’s mother was Queen Maha Maya. </li></ul><ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  44. 44. Answer <ul><li>TRUE </li></ul>
  45. 45. Question 3 <ul><li>Siddhartha Gautama was born in the year 665 B.C. </li></ul><ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  46. 46. Answer <ul><li>FALSE </li></ul><ul><li>It was in the year 623 B.C. </li></ul>
  47. 47. Question 4 <ul><li>Kondanna was the wise man who visited the palace a day after Siddhartha’s birth and said that the baby would become a great Teacher. TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  48. 48. Answer <ul><li>FALSE </li></ul><ul><li>The Wise Man was Asita </li></ul>
  49. 49. Question 5 <ul><li>Devadatta was the elder brother of Prince Siddhartha. </li></ul><ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  50. 50. Answer <ul><li>FALSE </li></ul><ul><li>Devadatta was the cousin of Siddhartha </li></ul>
  51. 51. Question 6 <ul><li>Prince Siddhartha married Princess Yasodhara at the age of 16. </li></ul><ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  52. 52. Question 7 <ul><li>The 4 Sights that Prince Siddhartha saw were an old man, a sick man, a dead man and a poor dying beggar. </li></ul><ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  53. 53. Answer <ul><li>FALSE </li></ul><ul><li>The Fourth Sight was that of a monk. </li></ul>
  54. 54. Question 8 <ul><li>The name of the Charioteer who accompanied Prince Siddhartha when he left the Palace, was Channa. </li></ul><ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  55. 55. Answer <ul><li>TRUE </li></ul>
  56. 56. Question 9 <ul><li>In search of the Truth, Prince Siddhartha practiced as an ascetic for 6 long years. </li></ul><ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  57. 57. Answer <ul><li>TRUE </li></ul>
  58. 58. Question 10 <ul><li>The name of the lady who offered some milk food to the ascetic Siddhartha was Visakkha. </li></ul><ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  59. 59. Answer <ul><li>FALSE </li></ul><ul><li>Her name was Sujata </li></ul>
  60. 60. Question 11 <ul><li>Siddhartha Gautama became Enlightened at the age of 35. </li></ul><ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  61. 61. Answer <ul><li>TRUE </li></ul>
  62. 62. Question 12 <ul><li>Siddhartha Gautama attained Enlightenment at a place called Lumbini. </li></ul><ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  63. 63. Answer <ul><li>FALSE </li></ul><ul><li>It was at Bodhgaya </li></ul>
  64. 64. Question 13 <ul><li>The First Sermon given by the Buddha was at Sarnath in India. </li></ul><ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  65. 65. Answer <ul><li>TRUE </li></ul>
  66. 66. Question 14 <ul><li>The Second Noble Truth preached by the Buddha is the fact of Dukkha or Suffering. </li></ul><ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  67. 67. Answer <ul><li>FALSE </li></ul><ul><li>The Second Noble Truth is The Cause of Suffering </li></ul>
  68. 68. Question 15 <ul><li>The Path to the End of Suffering is The Noble Eightfold Path. </li></ul><ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  69. 69. Answer <ul><li>TRUE </li></ul>
  70. 70. Question 16 <ul><li>Kumaseri was the name of the drunken elephant that charged at the Buddha. </li></ul><ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  71. 71. Answer <ul><li>FALSE </li></ul><ul><li>The Elephant’s name was Nalagiri </li></ul>
  72. 72. Question 17 <ul><li>METTA means “LOVING-KINDNESS” </li></ul><ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  73. 73. Answer <ul><li>TRUE </li></ul>
  74. 74. Question 18 <ul><li>Buddha passed away into Parinibbana at the age of 90. </li></ul><ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  75. 75. Answer <ul><li>FALSE </li></ul><ul><li>He was 80 years old. </li></ul>
  76. 76. Question 19 <ul><li>Buddha passed away at a place called Kushinagar. </li></ul><ul><li>TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  77. 77. Answer <ul><li>TRUE </li></ul>
  78. 78. Question 20 <ul><li>Buddha is the most powerful God in the whole Universe. TRUE OR FALSE </li></ul>
  79. 79. Answer <ul><li>FALSE </li></ul><ul><li>Buddha is the Fully Enlightened One, a Teacher of gods and men. </li></ul>
  80. 80. The End <ul><li>May You Be Well And Happy! </li></ul>With Metta, Bro. Oh Teik Bin