Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Q.  With which of the following wandering ascetics Buddha practiced austerities?
1. Kondanna
2. Bhaddiya
3. Vappa
Select the correct option from the codes given below:


a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Only 3
d. 1, 2 & 3


ANSWER: See Answer
 
Buddha practiced austerities with five wandering ascetics – Kondanna, Bhaddiya, Vappa, Mahanama, and Assaji. He practiced severe austerities until his body was almost emaciated however he abandoned them when he realised that austerities could not lead to realisation.
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