Mahavira and Gautama Buddha were contemporaries . Buddhism and Jainism are two branches of the Shramana tradition that still exist today. According to the Pali scriptures Gautama Buddha was aware of Mahavira’s existence as well as his community of monks. Jainism and Buddhism share many features including much of the same terminology.
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Another name for Siddhartha Gautama is?CorrectIncorrect
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Buddha encourages the search for enlightenment through what?CorrectIncorrect
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Nirvana is defined as release from all desires, the cycle of reincarnation ends.CorrectIncorrect
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The Eightfold Path are the steps you must take in order to reach what?CorrectIncorrect
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iddhartha Gautama is credited for founding what religion?CorrectIncorrect
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