Vajrayana Buddhism

This lesson looks at some of the important features of Vajrayana Buddhism. We will explore its main beliefs and the reasons why it is seen as a different denomination. This lesson refers to Buddhist beliefs about death. For some people this will be a sensitive topic. If that applies to you, you may want to do the rest of this lesson with a trusted adult nearby who can support.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What does Mahayana mean?

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Q2.What texts do Mahayana Buddhists accept?

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Q3.What quality does Mahayana Buddhism stress?

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Q4.Whats is the main goal of Mahayana Buddhism?

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Q5.Which famous Buddhist Philosopher is associated with Mahayana Buddhism?

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Q6.Zen Buddhism is a type of Mahayana Buddhism?

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Q7.In which country do you typically find Mahayana Buddhism?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does Mahayana mean?

1/7

Q2.What texts do Mahayana Buddhists accept?

2/7

Q3.What quality does Mahayana Buddhism stress?

3/7

Q4.Whats is the main goal of Mahayana Buddhism?

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Q5.Which famous Buddhist Philosopher is associated with Mahayana Buddhism?

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Q6.Zen Buddhism is a type of Mahayana Buddhism?

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Q7.In which country do you typically find Mahayana Buddhism?

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Vajrayana Buddhism

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Q1.What does Vajrayana mean?

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Q2.How many followers of Vajrayana Buddhism are there?

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Q3.Which Hindu religion has greatly influenced Vajrayana?

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Q4.Do Vajrayana Buddhists pray to gods?

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Q5.What quality does Vajrayana emphaise?

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Q6.What is the goal of Vajrayana Buddhism?

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Q7.What is the title of the Tibetan Book of the Dead?

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Vajrayana Buddhism

Try and answer the questions below based on the lesson!

Q1.What does Vajrayana mean?

1/7

Q2.How many followers of Vajrayana Buddhism are there?

2/7

Q3.Which Hindu religion has greatly influenced Vajrayana?

3/7

Q4.Do Vajrayana Buddhists pray to gods?

4/7

Q5.What quality does Vajrayana emphaise?

5/7

Q6.What is the goal of Vajrayana Buddhism?

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Q7.What is the title of the Tibetan Book of the Dead?

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Lesson summary: Vajrayana Buddhism

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