A. (10) Literally meaning “diamond vehicle,” this sect advocates a union between sunyata, or passive wisdom, and karuna, the dynamic aspect of the world.
Answer: Vajrayana (accept “Tantric”)
B. (10) It holds that salvation from Earth results from faith in the Buddha Amitabha, not merit or individual effort. Honen founded the Japanese version of it.
Answer: Pure Land (accept Sukhavari)
C. (10) Pure Land Buddhism is a variety of this major sect of Buddhism, which means “greater vehicle” and believes in the bodhisattva as opposed to the arhat as a means to nirvana.
2. Name the poem from its first line for 10, or for 5 if you need the author.
1. (10) “A night of darkness and of storms!”
(5) Robert Southey
Answer: “Thalaba the Destroyer”
2. (10) “The curfew tolls the knell of parting day…”