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Engaged Buddhism: Quiz


Question 1: The term was coined by Vietnamese Zen Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh (known as Thay to his students), inspired by the Humanistic Buddhism reform movement in China by ________ and Yinshun.
Ajahn ChahSeongcheolTaixuYin Shun

Question 2: Other engaged Buddhist groups include the Benevolent Organisation for Development, Health and Insight, Gaden Relief Projects, ________ and Tzu Chi.
Fo Guang ShanPratas IslandsItu Aba IslandNational Sun Yat-sen University

Question 3: During the ________, he and his sangha (spiritual community) made efforts to respond to the suffering they saw around them.
Cold WarVietnam WarKorean WarCentral Intelligence Agency

Question 4: Engaged Buddhism refers to Buddhists who are seeking ways to apply the insights from meditation practice and ________ teachings to situations of social, political, environmental, and economic suffering and injustice.

Question 5: Finding its roots in ________ through the Zen Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, Engaged Buddhism has grown in popularity in the West.
PhilippinesVietnamEast TimorPapua New Guinea

Question 6: They saw this work as part of their ________ and mindfulness practice, not apart from it.


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