The Tibetan Buddhism Quiz

Answer the following questions about Tibetan Buddhism.
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Last updated: March 2, 2020
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1. Tibetan word for a guru or spiritual teacher
Lama
2. Dominant form of Buddhism in Tibet
Vajrayana
3. Oldest of the Major Four Schools of Tibetan Buddhism, founded in the 8th century CE
Nyingma
4. Considered the supreme practice by #3; means "Great Perfection"
Dzogchen
5. He is considered the main founder of #3; also known as Guru Rinpoche
Padmasambhava
6. Teacher and master regarded as a female buddha in #3
Yeshe Tsogyal
7. Along with #5, helped translate numerous texts from Sanskrit to Tibetan in the 8th century CE
Santaraksita
8. Native Tibetan tradition which is not Buddhist but shares many elements with Tibetan Buddhism
Bön
9. Tibetan term for the "New Translation" schools
Sarma
10. Minor school, oldest of the New Translation schools, founded by Dromton
Kadampa
11. Major New Translation school founded by Marpa Lotsawa
Kagyud
12. Scholar and master associated with #11 who is the namesake of a university in Boulder, Colorado, USA
Naropa
13. Practice whose name means "great seal" and is similar to #4
Mahamudra
14. Major New Translation school whose name means "pale earth"
Sakya
15. Minor New Translation school founded in the 12th century CE
Jonang
16. Newest major New Translation school; the dominant school of Tibetan Buddhism from the mid-17th through mid-20th centuries
Gelug
17. Founder of #16
Tsongkhapa
18. Title, derived from Mongolian word for "ocean," first given to the leader of #16 by Mongolian ruler Altan Khan
Dalai Lama
19. Year when the current Dalai Lama fled to India
1959
20. Name an independent country where Tibetan-style Buddhism is the dominant religion today
Mongolia or Bhutan
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