Dharmic Religions and the Concept of Dharma

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All dharmic religions emerged from India's vast subcontinent.

There is an exact and specific translation of the word dharma in the western languages.

Hinduism is the largest religion in the world.

Majority of Buddhists live in India.

The belief in dharma is central to the fundamental teachings of all dharmic religions.

Hinduism and Buddhism are among the dharmic religions.

Hinduism is the world’s largest religion.

Around 80% of India's population practices Hinduism.

Hinduism is a missionary religion like Christianity and Islam.

Sikhism arose in the fifteenth century C.E. with Hindu and Buddhist influences.

Buddhism is practiced by approximately 7% to 8% of the world's population.

Mahayana Buddhism is practiced in China, Japan, and Mongolia.

Theravada Buddhism is practiced by 150 million people in Myanmar, Thailand, and Sri Lanka.

Mahayana Buddhism is a major branch of Buddhism.

China has the largest population of Buddhist adherents at approximately 244 million.

Theravada Buddhism is also known as the 'Southern School of Buddhism.'

Theravada Buddhism has never seen any drastic or radical schisms in its history. (True/False)

Siddhartha Gautama was born between 563 B.C.E. and 480 B.C.E. (True/False)

Siddhartha Gautama was born into the Kshatriya caste. (True/False)

Buddhism has been around for over 2,500 years. (True/False)

The sage Siddhartha Gautama was born in modern-day Nepal. (True/False)

According to legend, Queen Mahamaya dreamed of a brilliant white light during the time of Siddhartha's conception. (True/False)

There have been drastic and radical schisms in the history of Theravada Buddhism. (True/False)

Buddhist sects have generally had negative relationships with other subgroups. (True/False)

Siddhartha Gautama's original teachings have been preserved with pristine purity. (True/False)

Buddhist doctrines are generally agreed upon by all emerging Buddhist sects. (True/False)


Explore the shared origins and fundamental teachings of dharmic religions such as Hinduism and the branches of Buddhism. Delve into the central concept of dharma and its interpretations within these religious traditions.

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