Shastra Quiz

Shastra Quiz 7

This quiz is designed to motivate you to study the Gaudiya Vaishnava scriptures in specific, and the Sad Darshanas in general, which are necessary to understand Gaudiya 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 concept of sat-kārya-vāda?

2 / 10

What is yadṛcchayā?

3 / 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?

4 / 10

What are the primary types of offenses to bhakti?

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There are various effects of offenses to bhakti, of which five are prominent; which of the following is the effect of the first offense?

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Surrender (śaraṇāpatti) is sixfold, being divided into the whole (aṅgī) and its constituent parts (aṅgas). Which of the following is the aṅgī, or “the whole.”?

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According to Śrī Jīva Gosvāmī, in which of the following ways can surrender (śaraṇāpatti) can be undertaken?

8 / 10

What would happen to one who chants the mahāmantra avoiding any offenses but without accepting a guru?

9 / 10

What is krama mukti?

10 / 10

What is the meaning of the word namaḥ?

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