Shastra Quiz

Shastra Quiz 48

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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According to Śrī Rūpa Gosvāmī, what is the very first step in bhakti?

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How does one acquire śraddhā in bhakti?

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What are the primary types of offenses to bhakti?

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On the path of bhakti, how can we remove anarthas?

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At which stage of bhakti does one become free from misery?

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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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How does one experience bhakti?

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

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Which of the following statements about vaidhī-bhakti is false?

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Why do devotees sometimes lose sight of their original desire for bhakti?

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