Shastra Quiz

Shastra Quiz 47

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 the meaning of the term "sandarbha"?

2 / 10

Who does Śrī Jīva Gosvāmī credit for starting the work on the Sandarbhas?

3 / 10

What was the original name of the Ṣaṭ Sandarbhas?

4 / 10

Why did Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī compose the Ṣaṭ Sandarbhas?

5 / 10

If Gopāla Bhatta Gosvāmī had already composed a work on this subject, why would Rūpa and Sanātana have engaged Jīva Gosvāmī in compiling a similar work?


6 / 10

Is there any other literary work that is sometimes referred to as the seventh Sandarbha?


7 / 10

What are the criteria for determining the essence or main message of a book?


8 / 10

According to Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī what is the criteria of eligibility for study of the Śrī Ṣaṭ Sandarbhas (adhikārī)?


9 / 10

What purpose or aim does Tattva Sandarbha seek to fulfill?

10 / 10

Why is the study of Śrī Jīva Goswami's Ṣad Sandarbhas important?


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