Shastra Quiz 36

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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Śraddhā is

2 / 10

What is śāstrīya-śraddhā?

3 / 10

What does it mean to say that śāstrīya-śraddhā is nirguṇā?

4 / 10

How does one acquire śraddhā in bhakti?

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In the development of śuddha-bhakti, what comes first, śraddhā or sādhu-saṅga?

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

7 / 10

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

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

9 / 10

What is the meaning of the word anartha?

10 / 10

On the path of bhakti, how can we remove anarthas?

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