Consider the following observations:
1. In the medieval times, both Jainism and Buddhism had become incapable of offering any serious challenge to brahmanism
2. Both Jainism and Buddhism were affected by Tantrism to almost equal extent
Which among the above observations is / are correct?

Answer: [A] Only 1

Second statement is incorrect because the Jains, however, like the Buddhists, did adopt tantric practices, but it did not affected the Jain moral norms such as, chanting and meditating on mantras.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module