Shastra Quiz

Shastra Quiz 28

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 yadṛcchayā?

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Who is a “pure” Vaishnava?

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According to Śrī Jīva Gosvāmī, in which of the following ways can surrender (śaraṇāpatti) can be undertaken?

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Why is dīkṣā compulsory to get the real blessing of the Name (which is Kṛṣṇa prema)?

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What would happen to one who chants the mahāmantra avoiding any offenses but without accepting a guru?

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What does Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī state as the means of actualizing Kṛṣṇa prema-bhakti?

7 / 10

According to Śrī Rūpa Gosvāmī, what are the qualifications of a guru?

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In Śrīmad Bhagavata Purāṇa, Śrī Kṛṣṇa mentions two types of dīkṣā; namely?

9 / 10

What is the meaning of siddha-svarūpa?

10 / 10

How is it decided which siddhā-deha is gifted to a particular jīva?

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