Tuesday, November 2, 2010

DharmaQuiz Session 24: 29-Oct-2010

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Session 24: Oct 29 2010
  1. What is the Sanskrit root for the word #Dharma and what does it mean? -- #DharmaQuiz 336
    Ans: Dhri meaning 'to uphold'
  2. What is the Pali language word for Dharma that #Buddha used extensively? #DharmaQuiz 337
    Ans: Dhamma
  3. Which is the most famous verse from Bhagavad Gita that talks about Dharma & Adharma? #DharmaQuiz 338 Ans: Yada Yada Hi Dharmasya. More here: http://www.asitis.com/4/7.html 
  4. In the 4 Purusharthas defined in Hinduism, Dharma is the 1st one. Which is the 4th one? #DharmaQuiz 339 Ans: Moksha
  5. Buddha extensively talked about a wheel of law/doctrine. What was it called? #DharmaQuiz 340
    Ans: DhammaChakra 
  6. SriSri's Art of Living has a divine society initiative that starts with 'Dharma'. Name it #DharmaQuiz 341
    Ans: Dharma Sthamba Yojana. http://www.artoflivingindia.in/service_dsy.asp
  7. What's the other name of the famous character Dharmaraya in Mahabharata? #DharmaQuiz 342
    Ans: Yudhishtira
  8. Name the famous pilgrimage center in #Karnataka that literally means 'Place of Dharma". #DharmaQuiz 343 Ans: Dharmasthala
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1 comment:

  1. Kiran, This quiz is just like knowledge tablets.. Looking forward for more.