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Class 6 - History

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Describe the ways in which the Buddha tried to spread his message to the people.

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The Buddha preached about life being full of suffering and unhappiness. He spoke of ‘tanha' the desire to have more. He taught about Karma'our actions which affect us in the current life and also in the later lives. He taught people to be kind and to respect the lives of others. He used the language of the ordinary people, Prakrit, to talk to them.



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New Questions and Ideas - Questions
1.

What did the Buddha do after his enlightenment?


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2.

What sort of people became Upanishadic thinkers?


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3.

State two basic rules of Jainism


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4.

Write a short note on the Buddha's teachings.    [V. Imp.]


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5.

What were the questions that Upanishadic thinkers wanted to answer?


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6.

Make a List of at least five ideas and questions mentioned in this lesson. Choose three from the List and discuss why you think they are important even today.


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7.

How did monks take shelter in the rainy season?


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8.

Describe Buddha's life in brief.  [V. Imp.]


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9.

What does the Vinaya Pitaka teU. about sangha'? [V. Imp.)


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10.

Describe the ways in which the Buddha tried to spread his message to the people.


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11.

What was the Karma' according to the Buddha? [V. Imp.]


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12.

What did Mahavira do to attain enlightenment?   [Imp.]


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13.

Describe how Jainism spread in other parts of India.


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14.

Write whether true or false:
(a) The Buddha encouraged animal sacrifices.
(b) Samath is important because it was the place where the Buddha taught for the first time.
(c) The Buddha taught that Karma' has no effect on our lives.
(d) The Buddha attained enlightenment at Bodh Gaya.
(e) Upanishadic thinkers believed that the atman' and brahman' were ultimately one.


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15.

Why do you think Armgha’s mother wanted her to know the story of the Buddha?


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16.

Name the book which gives the rules of the Buddhist Sangha'.


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17.

Fill  in the blanks with appropriate words to complete each sentence.
(i) The Buddha belonged to a small gana' called …………….
(ii) The Buddha got enlightenment at …………..
(iii) The Buddha used the word ………  for desire of worldly things.
(iv) Satyakama Jabala was the son of a ………… woman called Jabali.
(v) The Prakrit spoken in Magadha was known as ……………
(vi) Jainism was initially supported by only the …………..
(vii) The teachings of Mahavira were written down for the first time about  years ago.
(viii) The earliest Viharas' were made of………… and of……..


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18.

Write a short note on Mahavira's teachings.


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19.

Who all joined the Sangha'?


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20.

What was the atm of the thinkers in the society?  [V. Imp.]


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21.

What were the main teachings of the Mahavira?


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22.

Do you think it would have been easy for slaves to join the sangha'? Give reasons for your answer.


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23.

How did the Buddha connect to everyone in the society?


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