Shastra Quiz

Shastra Quiz 37

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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Bhāgavata Purāṇa delineates three topics, namely, sambandha, abhidheya, and prayojana. Which one of these three is more important and why?

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Which of the following statements about sādhana-bhakti are true?

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What is kādācitkī-bhakti?

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What is āropa-siddhā-bhakti?

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What is saṅga-siddhā-bhakti?

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What is akaitavā bhakti?

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What is bhāva-bhakti?

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According to Śrī Sūta Gosvāmī what is the purpose of dharma?

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Why did the twelve exalted beings (mahājanas), who are in full awareness, keep the bhāgavata-dharma concealed?

10 / 10

If bhakti is supremely powerful just like Bhagavān and even a semblance of bhakti has purifying power, then why are its effects generally not experienced by people practicing it?

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