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Avalokiteśvara: Quiz


Question 1: In ________ and its sphere of cultural influence, Avalokiteśvara is often depicted in a female form known as Guan Yin.
Province (China)Religion in ChinaChinaTime in China

Question 2: Avalokiteśvara (________: अवलोकितेश्वर , Bengali: অবলোকিতেশ্বর, lit.

Question 3: In Tibetan, Avalokiteśvara is known as Chenrezig, and is said to be incarnated in the ________,[1] the Karmapa[2][3] and other high Lamas.
13th Dalai Lama5th Dalai LamaDalai Lama14th Dalai Lama

Question 4: (However, in ________ mythology, Guan Yin has other origination stories which are unrelated to Avalokiteśvara.).
PantheismTaoismBuddhismEast Asian religions

Question 5: "Lord who looks down", Chinese: 觀世音) is a ________ who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas.
BodhisattvaAvalokiteśvaraGuan YinMaitreya

Question 6: Avalokiteśvara is an important deity in Tibetan Buddhism, and is regarded in the Vajrayana teachings as a Buddha.In the Mahayana teachings he is in general regarded as a high-level ________.
MaitreyaAtishaGuan YinBodhisattva

Question 7: The Bao'en Temple located in northwestern Sichuan province, ________ has an outstanding wooden image of the thousand armed Avalokiteśvara, an example of Ming Dynasty decorative sculpture.
Time in ChinaReligion in ChinaChinaProvince (China)

Question 8: Mahayana sutras associated with Avalokiteśvara include the ________ (as disciple of the historical Buddha Shakyamuni) and the Lotus Sutra, particularly the 25th chapter, which is sometimes referred to as the Avalokiteśvara Sutra.
Heart SutraBuddhismVajrayanaMantra

Question 9: The reinterpretation presenting him as an īśvara shows a strong influence of ________, as the term īśvara was usually connected to the Hindu notion of a creator god and ruler of the world.
ShaktismHindu denominationsShaivismVaishnavism

Question 10: He is one of the more widely revered bodhisattvas in mainstream ________ Buddhism.
VajrayanaMahayana sutrasMahayanaBuddhist texts


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