Shastra Quiz

Shastra Quiz 32

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 dharma?

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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 are the three ways of teaching recognized in the Vedic tradition?

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Which of the following statements are true about a sūtra?

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In the Vedic system which of the following is true about transcendental matters?

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According to Mahārāja Yudhiṣṭhira, what is most amazing?

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Which āstika system of thought has the central idea that a living being can become free from ignorance by understanding that puruṣa is distinct from the twenty-four elements that constitute matter?

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What is prativādī-abhyupagama-nyāya?

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Which of the following is a unique contribution to Indian theology by Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī?

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According to Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī, what is the main intent of referring to the jīva as a reflection of Paramātmā?

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