Shastra Quiz 11

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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.

1 / 10

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

2 / 10

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

3 / 10

What is śāstra-sangati (scriptural consistency)?

4 / 10

What is the meaning of the word samanvaya?

5 / 10

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

6 / 10

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

7 / 10

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

8 / 10

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?

9 / 10

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

10 / 10

Who is a “pure” Vaishnava?

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