Shastra Quiz

Shastra Quiz 38

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.

1 / 10

The ātmā is ?

2 / 10

What is āvaraṇa covering of avidyā?

3 / 10

Who feels pain and pleasure in the conditioned stage?

4 / 10

Which of the following statements about the mind is true?

5 / 10

How can one gain control over the mind?

6 / 10

If buddhi controls the mind, then how is the ātmā responsible to get karma-phala for its next birth?

7 / 10

How does one experience bhakti?

8 / 10

If knowledge is mano-vṛtti, or a modification of the mind, and remains external to the ātmā, then how are bhajana memories transferred to the spiritual world with the ātmā, as the citta is also material?

9 / 10

What happens to the sādhanā-siddhas once they go to Goloka?

10 / 10

What is the meaning of siddha-svarūpa?

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