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Deva (Buddhism): Quiz


Question 1: ________: A bodhisattva may be a deva in a particular life, but bodhisattvas are not essentially devas, and if they happen to be devas it is only in the course of being born in many different worlds over time.
MaitreyaBodhisattvaGuan YinAvalokiteśvara

Question 2: The highest honors are reserved to the ________ of Buddha, Dharma, and Saṅgha.
Iṣṭha-deva(tā) (Buddhism)BuddhismThree JewelsHouseholder (Buddhism)

Question 3: They guard and protect Buddhism on earth, and will pass into enlightenment as ________ when they pass away from the Śuddhāvāsa worlds.
Householder (Buddhism)ArhatNirvanaSkandha

Question 4: The Tuṣita devas, among whom the future ________ lives;
AvalokiteśvaraKalachakraMaitreyaKalpa (aeon)

Question 5: The concept of devas was adopted in ________ partly because of the similarity with the Shinto's concept of kami.
United KingdomCambodiaJapanCanada

Question 6: In his next life, however, he will be reborn as a human – the Buddha ________.
MaitreyaKalpa (aeon)KalachakraAvalokiteśvara


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