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Dzogchen: Quiz


Question 1: Germano (1992: p. 4) in his ________ supervised by the Geshe and Professor Emeritus, Lhundub Sopa (b.
PortugalPostgraduate educationDoctorateThesis or dissertation

Question 2: This tension is evident and to be seen in how the traditions of ________, Bon Logic and the syllogism are engaged in markedly different ways in the lineages of Dzogchen.
Buddhist philosophyMindstreamBuddhismBuddhist logic

Question 3: This corresponds to the assertion in the ________ (Sanskrit: Prajñāpāramitā Hridaya Sūtra), that there is no karma, no law of cause and effect.
MantraBuddhismHeart SutraVajrayana

Question 4: One of the traditional centers for the practice of Dzogchen is Dzogchen Monastery, headed by Dzogchen Rinpoche brother of ________ the author of the best-selling book The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying.
Tulku Urgyen RinpocheSogyal RinpocheDzongsar Jamyang Khyentse RinpocheChögyam Trungpa

Question 5: When an individual is able to maintain the dzogchen state continually, he or she no longer experiences ________, or feelings of discontent, tension and anxiety in everyday life.
DukkhaBuddhismNirvanaBuddhism and Hinduism

Question 6: Williams, et al. (2000, 2002: p. 264) conveys an epistemological commonality held by Dharmakirti and Śāntarakṣita which holds that all is sentient ________:
Gottfried LeibnizIdeaHenri BergsonConsciousness

Question 7: The ultimate fruition of the thodgal practices is a body of pure energy, called a ________ (Wylie 'ja' lus, pronounced Jalü.), which occurs at the death of such a person.
MindstreamBönRainbow bodyDzogchen

Question 8: This open awareness of Dzogchen, or rigpa (also comparable to the ________), is said to lie at the heart of all things and indeed of all Dzogchen practice and is nothing less than "...
Mahayana Mahaparinirvana SutraBuddha-natureVajrayanaTathagatagarbha doctrine

Question 9: Through meditation, it is possible to remove the conditioning of our bodymind (Sanskrit: namarupa) and to glimpse and work to stabilize the true nature of the mind (Tibetan: ________; Sanskrit: vidya).
DzogchenKadag TrekchöRigpaDudjom Rinpoche

Question 10: A homonymous term dzogchen designates a ________ practice and body of teachings aimed at helping an individual to recognize the Dzogchen state, to become sure about it, and to develop the capacity to maintain the state continually.

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