Shastra Quiz 22

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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.

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What does the mark of Śrīvatsa on the right side of the Lord’s chest represent?

2 / 10

According to Śrī Jīva Gosvāmī, what was the conclusion of the Kumāras after they saw Bhagavān in Vaikuṇṭha?

3 / 10

In the Śrīmad Bhāgavata, why has Śrīla Vyāsa included the description of the Kumāras’ attempt to to enter Vaikuṇṭha?

4 / 10

Why did Śrī Jīva not dedicate a separate Sandarbha to Brahman?

5 / 10

What is vidvat-sannyāsa?

6 / 10

What does "Become divine in order to worship the Divine" mean?

7 / 10

According to Śrī Jīva Gosvāmi how does niṣṭha in para-bramhaṇ manifest in a jñāni?

8 / 10

Why did Śrī Śukadeva Gosvāmī abandon his impersonal meditation on Brahman and begin studying the Śrīmad Bhāgavata under his great father, Śrīla Vyāsadeva?

9 / 10

In the following verse from Śrīmad Bhāgavata Purāṇa SB 1.7.7, what does the verb utpadyate (is generated) mean?

yasyāṁ vai śrūyamāṇāyāṁ kṛṣṇe parama-pūruṣe bhaktir utpadyate puṁsaḥ śoka-moha-bhayāpahā

10 / 10

What is sūcī-kaṭāha-nyāya?

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