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Indian History MCQ Series for Preliminary Exams of UPSC Civil Services Examination and Other State Civil Services Examinations (UPPSC/ BPSC/ UKPSC/ RPSC etc.)

QUESTION: With reference to the religious history of India, consider the following statements:

1. The concept of Bodhisattva is central to Hinayana sect of Buddhism.

2. Bodhisattva is a compassionate one on his way to enlightenment.

3. Bodhisattva delays achieving his own salvation to help all sentient beings on their
path to it.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 2 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Ans. B

Explanation:
In Mahayana Buddhism, bodhisattva is the Sanskrit term for anyone who, motivated by great compassion. Shepherd-like bodhisattva – one who aspires to delay buddhahood until all
other sentient beings achieve buddhahood.

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Chapter-wise NCERT Summary : NCERT HISTORY (CLASS 6)

Please click on the links given below to read the NCERT Summary chapter-wise.

Chapter 1What, Where, How and WhenRead Here
Chapter 2On the Trail of Earliest PeopleRead Here
Chapter 3From Gathering to Growing FoodRead Here
Chapter 4In the Earliest CitiesRead Here
Chapter 5What Books and Burials Tell UsRead Here
Chapter 6Kingdoms, Kings and an Early RepublicRead Here
Chapter 7New Questions and IdeasRead Here
Chapter 8Ashoka, The Emperor Who Gave Up WarRead Here
Chapter 9Vital Villages, Thriving TownsRead Here
Chapter 10Traders, Kings and PilgrimsRead Here
Chapter 11New Empires and KingdomsRead Here
Chapter 12Buildings, Paintings and BooksRead Here

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