Part Two: Life of the Buddha

EXERCISE 10. Alavaka, the Demon

  1. Where was Alavaka lliving, and how was he?
  2. Who caught the king when he went hunting in the forest?
  3. What was the king’s last resort?
  4. Why did the Buddha travel to the demon’s cave?
  5. What did the Buddha ask the gate-keeper?
  6. Describe how the Buddha won the battle with the demon.