Shastra Quiz

Shastra Quiz 8

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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Advaitavādīs claim that Ultimate Reality is nondual pure consciousness alone, without form or attributes. Which of the following vedic declarations are cited by them to support their arguments?

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According to Advaitavādīs, what is the difference between Īśvara and the jīva?

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Which of the following theories are most commonly used by Advaitavāda philosophers for explaining the inevitable variety in this world?

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In Advaitavāda, what is meaning of the word anirvacanīya?

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What is the concept of śakti in Advaitavāda?

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In Śaṅkarācārya’s nondualism, which of the following is understood to be a type of existence (sattā)?

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What is the Gauḍīya interpretation of the Upaniṣadic statement neti-neti (lit., “not this, not this”)?

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What is the Gauḍīya interpretation of the Upaniṣadic statement “tat tvam asi” (you are that)?

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According to the Advaitavāda doctrine of Śrī Śaṅkarācārya, which of the following statements are true about māyā?

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For Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavas why are the ideas of the Advaitavādīs antithetical to devotion and one of the greatest obstacles on the path of bhakti?

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