The Division of Buddhism: Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism, the religion was born in India in the sixth century, with wide spread over a large part of Asia and many parts of the world. After the death of the Buddha,

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  1. History

    What is one of the factors that helped Buddhism spread through China? A. Theravada Buddhism enabled all worshipers to achieve nirvana. B. Mahayana Buddhism offered escape from suffering and the promise of achieving salvation.
  2. Social Studies

    Buddhism became popular in part because it did not defend.... 1. dharma 2. the Hindu gods 3. the caste system**** 4. life after death This religion believes that the way to stop suffering is to stop desire 1. Buddhism*** 2. Judaism 3. Hinduism 4. Jainism This religion believes...
  3. religion

    Hi, I have a couple questions on Buddhism. Where is Buddhism growing the most, today? What types of diffusion and geographic patterns of spread did it have? How has Buddhism changed through diffusion? Help much appreciated.
  4. Religion

    What countries of origin Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism? What are historical figures and events Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism? What are the central beliefs of Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism? The nature of god of Hinduism, Buddhism, ...
  5. World History

    What is one way Buddhism differs from Hinduism? A. Buddhism has teachers and spiritual practices. B. Buddhism recognized that people are all interconnected. C. Buddhism rejects a caste system and focuses on meditation.* D. Buddhism teaches that a person's actions have ...
  6. world history

    What is one of the factors that helped Buddhism spread through China? A. Shi Huangdi appointed Buddhist monks to run his government. B.Mahayana Buddhism offered escape from suffering and the promise of achieving salvation. my educated guess is B
  7. college

    What is the difference between Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism?
  8. world geography

    6. this religion is most popular in asia, parts of africa, and the middle east. a. islam b. buddhism c. christianity d. Hinduism**or c 7. this easrtern religion has drawn the greatest number of indian followers and revolves about the belief in reincarnation. a.islam b. ...
  9. Hum/

    >What countries of origin Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism? >What are historical figures and events Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism? >What are the central beliefs of Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism? >What is the nature of god of ...
  10. World History

    In India, the birthplace of Buddhism, curiously, Buddhism all but vanished, as it was ___________.
  11. History

    1. Which of the following was NOT a factor in the decline of Buddhism in India? A. Hinduism’s increasing appeal B. Buddhism’s reinforcement of the Indian caste system C. Hinduism’s increasing religious ardor D. The growing attractiveness of bhakti to the Indian masses is...
  12. Ap world history

    I population increase and East Asia and South East Asia during this timeframe was due in large part to.. A) The lack of wars B)The growing respect for a woman C) The spread of Buddhism,hey religions that encourages procreation D) The development of a quickly maturing rice
  13. Social Studies

    This religion believes in karma, or that actions in your life would have consequences 1. (Buddhism) 2. Judaism 3. altruism 4. Hinduism I'm having trouble because both Buddhism and Hinduism believe in karma/
  14. world history

    How did Buddhism spread beyond India?
  15. Religion

    Why did Buddhism become popular in India 🇮🇳?
  16. religion correction

    How do contemporary Buddhist practices reflect the foundations of the religion? By following all the practices such as the Sila, Samadhi, and Prajna. Helps them avoid the five percepts and have a better life and more faith towards the religion. I'm not sure what sila, samadhi...
  17. ap world history

    Hi,I have to write an essay for my ap world history class but i am confused on how to write a thesis for it.The instructions are "Compare the diffusion of Buddhism from its origin to the sixth century C.E with the diffusion of Christianity from its origin to the sixth century ...
  18. buddhism pilgrimage

    thesis statement for buddhism
  19. history

    The Division of Buddhism: Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism, the religion was born in India in the sixth century, with wide spread over a large part of Asia and many parts of the world. After the death of the Buddha, the Buddhist communities of their own have been met ...
  20. religion,help

    what is a good website where i can find the countries of origin for: hinduism buddhism confucianism daoism now one more question for right now. when they are asking for the country of origin do they refer to where did thAT NAME COME FROM? OR WHAT IS IT THAT THEY WANT. They ...
  21. AP World History

    Okay I have no idea how to group the documents without summarizing them individually in my DBQ essay. My essay prompt is that I have analyze the responses to the spread of Buddhism in China and add an additional document. Plus I need help with my thesis: During the Warring ...
  22. world history

    5. What religion, which had potentially universal appeal, was created by Gautama Siddhartha in India? [A. Buddhism] B. Hinduism C. Zoroastrianism D. Jainism
  23. World Religions

    Buddhism - Two of the most important teachings for Mahayana Buddhists are the Diamond Sutta and the Lotus Sutta. Diamonds and lotuses are beautiful. Why do you think Mahayana Buddhists gave these names to two suttas?
  24. religion

    How did the childhood experiences of Siddhartha Guatama (Buddha) lead to his questioning of the spiritual practices of his time? http://www.wsu.edu/~dee/BUDDHISM/SIDD.HTM =)
  25. SS

    What changes did the Aryan migration bring to India? (1 point) The Aryans brought Islam to the region of South Asia. The Aryans developed the Mughal Empire. The Aryans established the caste system and helped develop Hinduism. The Aryans helped spread Buddhism throughout the ...
  26. world geography

    5. the statement below are examples of human geography except a. interaction patterns between people b. peoples minds and thoughts processes c. peoples interaction within the community d. earhts various climates and multiple layers of atmosphere. ** 6. this religion is most ...
  27. World History

    The correct chronological flow of Buddhism would be A) Japan to Korea to China B) India to Southeast Asia to China to Japan C) India to China to Korea D) Southeast Asia to China to India I think the correct answer is C, but I'm not sure.
  28. world history

    Need Thesis help for essay on.... Hinduism, Confucianism and Buddhism are three of the world’s great belief systems. Compare and contrast their impact on the societies that embraced them. I started it Although Hinduism, Confucianism and Buddhism......each impacted their ...
  29. 6th Geography

    which of the following is an accurate statement about the history of south Asia? a) Buddhism was founded in India b) when west Pakistan gained its independence it was renamed Bangladesh c) invaders from the Indus valley conquered Afghanistan in about 2500bc d) because of ...
  30. geography

    Where is the hearth of Buddhism? India?
  31. history

    What are the major differences between Theravadin and Mahayana Buddhism? In your opinion, what type of person might be attracted to each type and why?
  32. world history

    Need Thesis help for essay on....this is the question being answered: Prompt: Hinduism, Confucianism and Buddhism are three of the world’s great belief systems. Compare and contrast their impact on the societies that embraced them. I started this thesis, but am trying to ...
  33. social studies

    what happened to buddhism in india
  34. religion

    Are Jainism and Buddhism and indigenous religions?
  35. religion

    what is the Buddhism perspective on gender and desires
  36. 10th grade

    analyze the responses to the spread of buddhism in china
  37. geography

    Discuss the origin, diffusion, and impact on the cultural landscape for one of the following: A) folk housing styles in the United States. B) Buddhism in Asia. C) English in South Asia.
  38. Buddha

    I want to learn about BUDDHA Go for it. The internet is a great source of information. You could also do it the old-fashioned way and get a few books on the topic. Here are several sites that will give you information on this topic. http://www.wsu.edu/~dee/BUDDHISM/SIDD.HTM ...
  39. Religion

    Historical figures and events:Hinduism Confucianism Buddhism And Daoism
  40. english

    which of the following is not Abrahamic religion? a. christianity b. buddhism c. judaism. d. islam
  41. Geography

    Which of the following global religions arose in India? A. Buddhism B. Jainism C. Hinduism D. Sikhism
  42. ap world history

    why did buddhism and christianity spread when ans as it did in 300 bce to 1000 ce?
  43. AP world history

    Analyze the responses to the spread of Buddhism in china... i don't know how to do this essay.. its a DBQ
  44. World Civilizations

    A Hindu society in Southeast Asia that resisted both Buddhism and Islam was
  45. Social Studies

    21. Why did Buddhism become popular in India? (3 points) Please help with this question fast. Thx
  46. 11th grade

    why did the religons of buddhism and christianity spread when and as it did in africa during 300 bce?
  47. social studies

    which religion began in the middle east shintoism, hinduism, judaism or buddhism
  48. religion

    Does anybody have a website with recent demographics on religions or at least Buddhism? Google doesn't really help.
  49. Geography

    19. The spread of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam throughout Southeast Asia best exemplifies what geographic theme? a. movement b. location c. place d. absolute region 28. What information would be the most helpful in drawing inferences about why certain countries in Southeast ...
  50. religion

    beliefs,dharma,effects on chinese live,writings ofconfucianism,legalism,daoism,buddhism.
  51. Religion

    What is the Ethics and morality for Buddhism? I have been looking but not sure where else to look that will give me the answer.
  52. world geography

    which religion is found in japan only? a. confucianism b. buddhism c. catholism d. shintoism my answer is b
  53. History

    How did Buddhism spread through Korea into Japan? Explain how Duddhism and Shinto blended together.
  54. religion

    What is the relationship between Buddhism and the natural habitat? How does it help guide the modifications of the environment and shape the perception of nature?
  55. Human Geography

    Discuss the origin, diffusion, and impact on the cultural landscape for one of the following: A) folk housing styles in the United States. B) Buddhism in Asia. C) English in South Asia. Anyway I can get help with this? I have an FRQ due thursday and need help answering these.
  56. Geography please help

    this religion believes in karma or that the actions in your life have consequences A: Buddhism B:Judaism C:Altruism D:Hinduism
  57. religion

    The Middle East is the spiritual homeland for all of the following world religions EXCEPT: a. judaism b.christianity c.islam d.buddhism
  58. World History

    Why did Buddhism become popular in India? I learned this so long ago idk what the answer is anymore. I cant even remember what I ate for breakfast..
  59. History

    1. A Hindu society in Southeast Asia that resisted both Buddhism and Islam was: A. Bali. B. Indonesia. C. Thailand. D. Cambodia. im confused between A and B 2. By the twelfth century, great center of Islamic learning in West Africa was: A. Great Zimbabwe. B. Timbuktu. C. Mansa...
  60. History

    Which religion considers the epic poem about Krishna one of the most important texts? Buddhism****** Hinduism Judaism Zoroastrianism
  61. geography

    I have to do an essay on how religion and culture are connected? help !!!! I can only use one of the ancient religions and one of the asian civilizations that appear in the unit. basically Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Daoism. And the civilizations/rulers are ...
  62. world history

    What was one result of the cultural blending between Muslims and Hindus ? A.the destruction of buddhism B.the mughal dynasty C.the skin religion D.the caste system My answer is ..B ?
  63. Social studies please help :) thank u so much!

    what is one of the values revealed through the indian epics A: the equality of men and women B: the importance of duty over personal desires C: the superiority of the nobility D: the knowledge gained through war and conquest How did geography affect where ancient peoples ...
  64. Social Studies

    What characteristic did the Mauryan and Mughal empires share? -Both helped spread Buddhism -Both helped spread Islam -Both embraced the idea of religious tolerance -Both were begun by Aryan people
  65. Religion

    What are the countries of origin, Historical figures and events, central beliefs, nature of god, texts, ritual and practice (sacred elements and their meaning), and ethics and morality for Buddhism?
  66. world history

    Which of the following was a Chinese school of thought during the fourth century B.C.E. that denounced ethics in favor of obedience? A. Buddhism B. Confucianism C. Daoism D. Legalism i concluded D what you think
  67. Social Studies

    What characteristic did the Mauryan and Mughal empires share? a.Both helped spread Buddhism. b.Both helped spread Islam. c.Both embraced the idea of religious tolerance. d.Both were begun by Aryan people I think either a or d Help?
  68. social studys

    Hi! please help me!!!!!!!!!!!!! I have a quiz due today my grandma was in the hospital and I couldn't do school! I promise on my life that that is the case....here is the question : WHY DID BUDDHISM BECOME POPULAR IN INDIA?: its 28 percent of my grade plz help!
  69. 6th Grade World History

    Hi, can someone please explain me this: What caused the shift from Hinduism to Buddhism? *Note: I'm learning about Ancient India. Thanks and I don't have too much time so please hurry. Thanks :)
  70. Social studies please help soon I'm timed please

    Which religion considers the epic poem about Krishna one of the most important texts? A: Buddhism B:Hinduism C: judaism D: Zoroastrianism
  71. english/ global

    What's the word when someone believes in more than one religion? -Like someone who believes in Buddhism and Confucianism at the same time.
  72. Geography

    23. Most of the people in South Asia make their living from a. mining b. herding c. farming d. weaving C 25. The two religions with the most followers in South Asia are a. Hinduism and Christianity b. Christianity and Sikhism c. Hinduism and Islam d. Sikhism and Buddhism C ...
  73. World History

    Buddhism
  74. World History

    Which statement BEST explains why Hunduism is one of the world's most complex repligions? A.Hinduism is very similar to Buddhism and Christianity. B.Hinduism is no longer practiced in presents-day India. C.Hinduism grew out of the overlapping beliefs of the diverse groups that...
  75. Human Religious

    Is Japanese culture/religion evolved over time? Shintoism is mainly a Japanese religion. Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism, and most other Asian religions originated in other areas. So I'm assuming the question wants you to incorporate Shintoism into your answer. Here's a good site ...
  76. Religion, correction,edit

    can someone correct this for me please. on buddhism the questions are: Country of origin: my answer: north east indian Historical figures and events: My answer: the founder of buddhism -Siddhartha Gautana(the buddha) Central Believes: my answer: *Buddha *the three jewels(...
  77. history

    What beliefs do Buddhism and Jainism share
  78. geography

    what is the second largest religion in russia today: A)islam B)christianity C)buddhism d)judasim my choice b todays russia literacy rate is: A)about 80 % B)nearly 100 % C)under 50% lower than at any time in history. my choice b.
  79. Social Studies

    Comparing Buddhism,Hinduism,and Islam
  80. history

    Which of the following statements about Buddhism is NOT true?
  81. Core World History

    1. Choose EITHER Buddhism OR Confucianism and describe its origin, major principles, and how it affected existing laws, social practices, or culture. Also describe whether and how the religion/philosophy influenced other societies. I don't know how to answer this question. Can...
  82. Social studies

    of Hindusim and Buddhism which has a definite indentifiable start?
  83. religion

    How do contemporary Buddhist practices reflect the foundations of the religion? Go to http://www.google.com and enter buddhism -- be sure to spell it correctly! =) How do contemporary Buddhist practices reflect the foundations of the religion? By following all the practices ...
  84. world history

    I need to put these history dates in Chronological order to fill out a history chart on Buddhism. I am not sure the correct order and don't want to get the whole chart wrong. Please help. 5th century B.C.E. 350 C.E. 500 C.E. 819 C.E. Early 9th century C.E. 845 C.E. What is the...
  85. norwalk

    historical events of daoism IV History of Daoism Print this section Daoism gradually changed from the philosophy of a small number of sages to a widespread popular religion followed by numerous individual believers and by many groups of monks and lay people. This change ...
  86. HUM 130

    i need to find info. that compares and contrast Buddhism to Judaism.
  87. Religons

    This state is a desired condition in both Hinduism and Buddhism, what is this leavel or desire?
  88. history

    How is that Buddhism declined after the Muslim invasions while Hinduism survived?
  89. World

    Proximity to China allowed the introduction of Buddhism and Confucianism into which state?
  90. world history

    what are some songs about Buddhism? They are needed for a school project.
  91. religion

    I need to know the country of origin of: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Daoism. For each of these religions I need some information on the: Historical figures and events, brief description of their central beliefs, nature of God, Texts, Ritual and practice (sacred ...
  92. History

    what was the result of partian of india in 1947? A. the division futher escalted the violence between pakistan muslims and indians hindus. B. the division resulted in two economically diversed regions C.lashes with british forces shaply divided the nation and lead to wide ...
  93. Buddhism

    Hum 130 WK 4. What kind of spirituality did Buddha practice as a youth and what did that transition into as an adullt
  94. world history

    Explain the origins of Hinduism and Buddhism and compare their main beliefs and social practices associated with them?
  95. ancient civilizations

    what political events supported the growth of Buddhism in china? Explain i have no clue what this could be PLEASE HELP
  96. World History and Geography 9R - HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Hinduism VS Buddhism?? Similarities and differences Please help and something for a 9th grader to UNDERSTAND.
  97. World History

    Like Judaism, Christianity, and Islam,both Hinduism an Buddhism got their starts on the continent of ________.
  98. religion , help

    what is the nature of god for confucianism and daoism? i've done hinduism and buddhism but these two confucianism and daoism i can't find them. Confucianism doesn't recognize a god. Many experts don't consider Confucianism as a religion. It's a philosophy and a moral ethic. ...
  99. world history

    Which of the following is a chinese school of thought that denounced ethics in favor of obedience? a. daoism b.legalism c. buddhism d. confucianism
  100. History

    7. Which philosophy did Tang rulers apply to govern their empire? A. Buddhism B. Confucianism C. Daoism D. Hinduism I think the answer is D. but Im not sure.
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