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2. Why do Buddhists wash statues of the Buddha when they visit temples?

  • Because it represents how the Buddha cleared his mind of tanha and reached enlightenment
  • Because it reminds them of Anatta
  • Because it keeps the statues clean
  • Because it helps them concentrate when mediating

3. Which is the meaning of Anatta?

  • Impermanence
  • Suffering is caused by greed and selfishness
  • No separate self
  • Suffering is part of life

4. What do the pig, cockerel, and snake at the centre or the wheel of Samsara represent?

  • The cycle of Karma
  • The three poisons- ignorance (pig), greed (cockerel) and anger (snake)
  • The states of a human mind
  • The three marks of existence-Anicca (pig) Anatta (cockerel) and Dukkha (snake)

5. Which of these is NOT one of the three marks of existence?

  • Anatta
  • Tanha
  • Anicca
  • Dukkha


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