Shastra Quiz

Shastra Quiz 25

This quiz is designed to motivate you to study the Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava scriptures in specific, and the Sad Darshanas in general, which are necessary to understand Gauḍīya philosophy properly.



Jnana or knowledge related to bhakti is also part of bhakti. In fact, hearing, which includes studying shastra, is the first limb of bhakti. Learning, followed by consolidating and then testing our knowledge in the form of a quiz is a fun and effective way to help us retain information.

This quiz is in multiple-choice questions format. (MCQs). If you see the response that you anticipated simply click on it. The quiz will immediately show which answers are correct or incorrect so we can learn as we go.

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What is mīmāṁsā?

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In Vedāntic logic, an object is considered nondual if it is free of which of the following kinds of difference?

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Sage Kaṇāda, in his system of Vaiśeṣika philosophy, recognizes which of the following ontological categories?

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Who is nivṛtti-nirata?

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Which of the following is a doctrine of the Buddhists, the Kṣaṇika-vijñāna-vādīs?

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In the technical philosophical sense, what is the actual significance of the statement: Kṛṣṇa is "sarva-kāraṇa-kāraṇam" (lit., “the ultimate cause of all causes”)?

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What is the meaning of the word āpta-puruṣa?

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In Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavism, what is the nature of Absolute Reality (tattva)?

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The statements in the Vedic scriptures describing the oneness of Brahman and the jīvas serve which of the following purposes?

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What is mukta-pragraha-nyāya?

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