Part Two: Life of the Buddha

EXERCISE 4. Visakha, Great Female Supporter

  1. Who was Visakha? And how old was she when the Buddha visited her birth place?
  2. On hearing of the Buddha’s visit, what did the father advise Visakha?
  3. What did Visakha possess?
  4. Whom did Visakha marry?
  5. What were the ten pieces of advice given to her by her father on her wedding day?
  6. What did Visakha say to the bhikkhu?
  7. Why was the father-in-law unhappy with her?
  8. How did Visakha prove her innocence?
  9. What happened to her father-in-law on hearing the Buddha’s discourse?