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Shastra Quiz 16

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.

 

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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 kaimutya nyāya (the a fortiori argument)?

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What is the purpose of artha-vāda (exaggerated glorification) in scriptural statements?

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In the vadanti tat verse (SB 1.2.11), Śrī Sūta Gosvāmī explains that Absolute Reality is referred to by three names; namely?

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According to Śrī Jīva Gosvāmī, what is the difference between Brahman, Paramātmā and Bhagavān?

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What is the meaning of the word bhagavān?

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The potency by which Bhagavān manifests His śrī-vigraha, or divine form, is referred to by which of the following names?

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What is the Gauḍīya interpretation of Vidhūta-bheda-moha (free from the delusion of duality)?

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How can one perceive Bhagavān, the Self of all selves?

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According to Advaitavādīs, how can a jīva achieve liberation?

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What is an appropriate response to our feeling of dejection or frustration when we see someone suffering and we cannot do anything to help?

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Shastra Quiz 15

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.

 

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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 pramāṇa?

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Which are the three most important pramāṇas in Indian philosophy and theology?

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What are the two types of pratyakṣa (perception)?

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Why is pratyakṣa (perception) not a consistently reliable means of acquiring valid knowledge?

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In his book Sarva-saṁvādinī, Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī makes two divisions of pratyakṣa, namely?

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What is the definition of pratyakṣa jñāna in Nyāya?

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The first Puruṣa (Mahāviṣṇu, or Kāraṇodakaśāyī Viṣṇu) is an expansion of which person in the catur-vyūha?

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Which of the following is not an actual form of Viṣṇu but only imagined as such for the sake of meditation?

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What is Ābhāsa-vāda?

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What is the meaning of the word apasiddhānta?

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Shastra Quiz 14

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.

 

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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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The statements in the Vedic scriptures describing the oneness of Brahman and the jīvas serve which one or more of the following purposes?

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Which of the following statements are true about a sūtra?

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Which of the following is a type of sūtra?

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What is the purpose of the Vedānta-sūtra?

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Which of the following is not a type of maṅgalācaraṇa?

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What is dharma?

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Which śāstra advises rulers on better public administration and offers instructions on proper conduct?

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Which āstika system of thought has the central idea that a living being can become free from ignorance by understanding that puruṣa is distinct from the twenty-four elements that constitute matter?

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In Sanskrit, words can have which of the following types of meanings?

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What is vācya-vācaka-sambandha?

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Shastra Quiz 13

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.

 


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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 name “Vedavyāsa”?

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In the beginning, there was only one Veda. Which was that Veda, that Śrīla Vyāsa divided into four parts?

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Why was it necessary for Vyāsa to bring forth the Vedas again at the end of Dvāparayuga?

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After Śrīla Vyāsa compiled the four Vedas, how many verses remained from the original Yajur Veda?

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Did women study the Veda in ancient times?

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What are the similarities between Sāṅkhya and Buddhism?

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According to Śrī Rūpa Gosvāmī, what are the qualifications of a guru?

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Which of the following statements are true about japa?

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What is brāhmaṇa initiation?

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How detrimental is the regular association of non-devotees (in terms of family, and business associates)?

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Shastra Quiz 12

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.

 


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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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Why do the dārśanikas (seers) disagree with each other?

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According to the Nyāya School of philosophy, definitions of technical terms must be free from which of the following defects?

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In Śrīmad Bhagavata Purāṇa, Śrī Kṛṣṇa mentions two types of dīkṣā; namely?

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If the material world and objects are all composed of the guṇas, then how does one prevent oneself from being affected by karma?

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What is the difference between the happiness and distress experienced by devotees and non-devotees?

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Why do devotees accept one particular type of sādhusaṅga and not another in their first contact with sādhus?

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To what extent can we exercise our free will properly?

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What is the meaning of siddha-svarūpa?

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

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How is it decided which siddhā-deha is gifted to a particular jīva?

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Shastra Quiz 11

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.

 


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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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Who, according to Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī, instructed the catuḥśloki Bhāgavata to Brahmā?

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What are the three ways of teaching recognized in the Vedic tradition?

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What is śāstra-sangati (scriptural consistency)?

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What is the meaning of the word samanvaya?

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Why is it said that Śrīmad Bhāgavata is the supreme pramāṇa and self-authoritative?

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After analyzing Śrīmad Bhāgavata, what methodology has Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī used to arrive at his conclusions, throughout the Ṣaṭ Sandarbhas?

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Which sources of evidence other than Śrīmad Bhāgavata does Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī cite in the Ṣaṭ Sandarbhas?

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Why does Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī quote from the Vedas, Purāṇas, and other such scriptures in his Ṣaṭ Sandarbha, if he considers Śrīmad Bhāgavata as the supreme pramāṇa?

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What does Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī state as the means of actualizing Kṛṣṇa prema-bhakti?

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Who is a “pure” Vaishnava?

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Shastra Quiz 10

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.

 


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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 pūrvapakṣa?

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Does Sāṅkhya accept or deny Īśvara?

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Why is dīkṣā compulsory to get the real blessing of the Name (which is Kṛṣṇa prema)?

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What is the meaning of the name "Śrīmad Bhāgavata"?

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What are the distinctive features of Śrīmad Bhāgavata?

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How many chapters are there in most editions of Śrīmad Bhāgavata?

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Why does Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī consider Śrīmad Bhāgavata to be the supremely authoritative text or the emperor of all pramāṇas?

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Are all the stories in the Bhāgavata to be taken literally?

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What is the purpose behind storytelling in the Bhāgavata?

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Why does Śrīmad Bhāgavata also have statements about jñāna-mārga?

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