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Question 1: "Mind-penetrating knowledge" (ceto-pariya-ñāa), that is, ________;
Cold readingTelepathyExtrasensory perceptionClairvoyance

Question 2: In Pali literature, abhiñña refers to both the direct apprehension of ________ (translated below as "states" and "qualities") as well as to specialized super-normal capabilities.
Dharma (Buddhism)BuddhismBuddhism and HinduismNirvana

Question 3: The first five types of Abhijna, are similar to the siddhis of yoga, mentioned in the ________ and by Patanjali:[8]
Garuda PuranaAgni PuranaBhagavata PuranaBhagavad Gita

Question 4: In SN 45.159, the Buddha describes "higher knowledge" (abhiñña) as a corollary to the pursuit of the ________:[4]
NirvanaNoble Eightfold PathBuddhismHouseholder (Buddhism)

Question 5: "Divine ear" (dibba-sota), that is, ________;
Extrasensory perceptionTelepathyClairvoyanceParapsychology

Question 6: [7] The first five powers are obtained through meditative concentration (samadhi) while the sixth is obtained through insight (________).
Buddhist meditationVipassanāVipassana movementSamatha

Question 7: These forms of knowledge typically are listed as arising after the attainment of the fourth ________.
KammaṭṭhānaJhānaDhyānaSamadhi (Buddhism)

Question 8: In the ________, the higher knowledges are often enumerated in a group of six or of three types of knowledge.
Sutta PitakaBuddhismParivaraPāli Canon

Question 9: "Remember one's former abodes" (pubbe-nivās________), that is, recalling ones own past lives;
Buddhist meditationHouseholder (Buddhism)Four Right ExertionsAnussati







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