Tuesday, November 16, 2010

DharmaQuiz Session 26: 12-Nov-2010

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Session 26: Nov 12 2010
  1. Which Hindu Guru's famous was 'The Science of Self Realisation'? #DharmaQuiz 352
    Ans: Srila Prabhupada
  2. Who compiled the legendary Yoga Sutras or foundational texts of #Yoga ? #DharmaQuiz 353
    Ans: Patanjali
  3. What is the most famous text on Hindu philosophy created by Sage Gautama 1800 years back? #DharmaQuiz 354 Ans: Nyaya Sutras
  4. Who composed the 1500yr old #Tamil religious, spiritual & ethics poetic work, The Tirumantiram? #DharmaQuiz 355 Ans: Tirumular
  5. Which 20th century Hindu saint was renowned for discourses on Upanishads? He also was a founder of VHP - #DharmaQuiz 356 Ans: Swami Chinmayananda
  6. Which Indian President had written deep philosophical treatises on Bhagavadgita, Upanishads and Brahma Sutras? #DharmaQuiz 357 Ans: Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
  7. Name a very famous 19th century Hindu Swami, who wrote 14 volume explanation of the six Vedangas #DharmaQuiz 358 Ans: Swami Dayananda Saraswati. More here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swami_Dayananda#Works
  8.  Name the Hindu Philosopher, whose three 18th century books on worship of Mother Goddess, are considered an authority #DharmaQuiz 359 Ans: Bhaskara Raya More here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhaskararaya
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