Tuesday, November 2, 2010

DharmaQuiz Session 25: 2-Nov-2010

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Session 25: Nov 02 2010
  1. Vedas are divided into 4 divisions. Brahmana, Aranyaka & Upanishad are three. Name the first division #DharmaQuiz 344 Ans: Samhita
  2. Out of the 6 Vedangas ( Organs of Vedas), which one deals with padas & syllables? #DharmaQuiz 345 Ans: Chandas
  3. Name the Maha (main) Purana which tells us stories of Lord Krishna primarily. #DharmaQuiz 346
    Ans: Bhagavata Purana. More here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhagavata_Purana
  4. Which group of #Hindu scriptures literally means "that which is remembered"? #DharmaQuiz 347
    Ans: Smriti.  More here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smriti
  5.  Which group of Hindu scriptures literally means "implying sitting near a teacher to receive instruction"? #DharmaQuiz 348 Ans: Upanishad (Upa =  nearby; ni = at a proper place; shad = sitting down near)
  6. Which of the 4 Vedas are supposed to be sung in melodious ragas, and not chanted? #DharmaQuiz 349 Ans: Sama Veda 
  7. Does Bhagavad Gita belong to Shruti or Smriti categories of Hindu scriptures? #DharmaQuiz 350
    Ans: Smriti 
  8. Name any one of the 3 upanishads that have originated from Atharva Veda. #DharmaQuiz 351
    Ans: Any of Mundaka, Prashna or Mandukya
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