Part Two: Life of the Buddha

EXERCISE 12. Ananda, the Loyal Attendant

  1. Name some of the monks who served the Buddha during his earlier days.
  2. What was the result of disobedience to the Buddha by Ven. Nagasamala?
  3. How old was the Buddha when he asked the bhikkhus to choose his attendant?
  4. How many conditions did Ven. Ananda put to the Buddha?
  5. How was Ven. Ananda related to the Buddha?
  6. For what did the Buddha recognise Ven. Ananda at first?
  7. What are the other contributions of Ven. Ananda?
  8. At what age did Ven. Ananda pass away?