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Karnataka State Syllabus Class 8 Social Science History Chapter 6 Rise of Jainism and Buddhism
Class 8 Social Science Rise of Jainism and Buddhism Textual Questions and Answers
I. Complete the following sentences by using suitable words in the blanks:
The first Jain Tirthankara was …………
Vardhamana was born at ……………
Mahaveera attained …………… in his 42nd year
Mahaveera attained Nirvana at ……………… in his 72nd years
The original name of Gautama Buddha was ……………
Buddha delivered his first sermon at …………..
The first sermon of Buddha is called …………….
- Vaishali (Kundaligrama)
- Dharma Chakra Pravarthana
II. Answer the following questions in brief:
Write in detail about Mahaveera’s life.
Vardhman was born in Kundala grama village in Vaishali. His father was Siddhartha, the king of the Gantrika tribe. His mother was Trishaladevi Vardhamana was married to Yashodhara, at the age of 30 Vardhamanas set out in search of truth and renounced his family and house.
He punished his body by fasting. At the age of 42 he enlightenment and became to be known as ‘Mahaveera’ and became a Jina. He spent 30 years in preaching his knowledge to the people around Ganga and Yamuna rivers. He attained nirvana in his 72nd year in Pavapuri of Bihar.
What is Triratna?
Mahaveera taught five vows and three principles of behavior. The latter are called triratans are samyaksyan, Samyak
dharshan, Samya chavitha.
Name the sects among the Jains.
Swethambars and Digambars are the two sects of Jains. Those wear white clothes are called swethambars, whereas those who do not wear any clothes are called Digambars.
What is the middle path?
Buddha preached the Eight Fold Path for eliminating desires. The adoption of these paths is called the Middle Path. The Eight-Fold Paths are as follows. Right-Action, Speech, Vision, Livelihood, Effort, Recollection, Resolve, Thought.
Who were the people influenced by the new religions?
Many wealthy merchants, artisans, and common people were inspired by the teachings of Buddha. The people of the cities attracted by the teachings of Buddha and he became a ray of hope in the changed circumstances. The simple principles taught by Buddha took on a new role of transforming the lives of people. Many kings like Ashoka, Kanishka, and others made Buddhism as the Religion of state and worked for its spread.
Write a not on the Tripitikas.
After Buddha’s death, his followers collected his teachings and traditions in the form of Tripitikas. These are Vinaya, Dharma, and Abhidhamma pikas. Over a period of time, disagreements developed in the teachings and different branched of Himayana, Mohayan, Vajrayana and there are sutras that came into being Buddhism sprang up.
Class 8 Social Science Rise of Jainism and Buddhism Additional Questions and Answers
Multiple Choice Questions
Parsh wanatha was the son of
The five principles of Bramacharaya was taught by
Vardhamana was born in
Vardamana attained nirvana at the age of
The Earlier name of Gowtama Buddha was
Buddha gave his message in
Buddha died at
(a) Kushi pur
(b) Kushal pur
(c) Kushi nagar
(d) Shalk pur
(c) Kushi nagar
The present name of the kushinagar is
Shuddodana was the king of
Vardamana was married to
II. Answer the following questions in brief
What were the causes of the rise of Jainism and Buddhism?
- Jainism and Buddhism arose as a reaction to the Rigid Vedic religion.
- The Vedic religion involved many rights and sacrifices.
- Rituals and sacrifices were not only complex but also had become very expensive
- The Rigid caste system made the life of the Shudras miserable
- ‘Janapadas’ and ’Mahajanapadas’ were supported to non-violence
What are the five vows taught by Mahaveera?
The five vows are as follows:
What are Triratnas?
Name the important Kannada poets of Jainism period
The famous Kannada poets Pampa
Describe, the life story of Buddha
Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddartha was the founder of Buddhism he was born in Lumbini in 563 B.C. His parents were Shuddodhana and Mayadevi, Renouncing kingly luxury and familial happiness Siddartha became a hermit. He went in search of truth. Attaining enlightenment he became Buddha, he enlightened one, he first went to Sarnath near Banaras.
He preached four noble truths and the eightfold path. In his 80th year, Buddha’s glorious life of selfless service came to an end at Kushi Nagar.
What are the eightfold paths of Buddha?
The noble fold paths consist of the following.
- Right thought
- Right vision
- Right Livelihood
- Right effort
- Right speech
- Right Recollection
- Right action
- Right Resolve
Give any five teachings of Buddha.
The teachings of Buddha are:
- He preached every living thing is worthy of love
- By following the middle path one can attain nirvana
- The man’s present and next lives depend upon his karma
- He preached the brotherhood of mankind and equality to all
- The prominent saying of Buddha is desire was the root cause of sorrow.
What is ‘Divija’?
The Vyshyas, who were engaged in animal husbandry and business were also called ‘twice-born’ or ‘Dvija’.
Which cities grew in India during 6th B.C.E?
Koushambi Kushinagar Varanari Vaishali Rajaruha Chirand etc.
Write the important views of Buddha and Mahaveera
- They identified the desire as the main reason for all the human hardships
- Simple living without accumulation too much wealth
- They rejected luxurious life
- Moral family life
- They preached the people in their own languages Pali & Prakrit
III. Match the following:
|1. Buddhism||a. 24th Thirthankara|
|2. Jainism||b. Eightfold path|
|3. Mahavira||c. Kushi Nagar|
|4. Buddha||d. Pavapuri|
|5. Ambhi||e. Takshashila|