Shastra Quiz

Shastra Quiz 26

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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Why did the great sage Kṛṣṇa-dvaipāyana Vyāsa compose the great epic, the Mahābhārata?

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Why is the Mahābhārata considered equal to the Vedas in purpose?

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How long is a day of Brahma in earth years?

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Which of the following is a type of laya or dissolution as described in the Bhāgavata purāṇa?

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After a dissolution what needs to happen first, before creation can begin again?

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What causes the original perturbation of the pradhāna?

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Which of the following statements is true about the three states that the jīva experiences — wakefulness, dreaming and deep sleep?

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According to Śrī Jīva Gosvāmī, what is viśuddha sattva?

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Based on its different self-revealing functions, viśuddha sattva takes on different names. When the viśuddha sattva is dominated by its sandhinī aspect what is it called?

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What is arundhatī-pradarśana-nyāya?

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