Wednesday, December 8, 2010

DharmaQuiz Session 31: 3-Dec-2010

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Session 31: Dec 3 2010
Theme: Shivite Pilgrimage Centers
  1. What's the name of Shivite pilgrimage center located close to the origin of Godavari river? #DharmaQuiz 395 Ans: Triambakeshwar, Maharashtra
  2. Name a famous Jyotir Linga, one of 12 most visited by Shiva worshipers, located in an island in Narmada river. #DharmaQuiz 396 Ans: Omkareshwar, Madhya Pradesh
  3. Name the only Jyotir Linga location in the state of Tamil Nadu #DharmaQuiz 397  Ans: Rameshwaram
  4. Name the famous deity of the very first Jyotir Linga, where people go to attain moksha by spending final days #DharmaQuiz 398 Ans: Kashi Vishwanath
  5. Name the famous Shiva Pilgrimage center that is also incidentally the highest body of fresh water in the world #DharmaQuiz 399 Ans: Manas Sarovar in Tibet, at 15,000 ft above sea level
  6. Name the place where a very famous temple for the son of Shiva & Vishnu's female avatar is located #DharmaQuiz 400 Ans: Sabarimala in Kerala
  7. Name the northernmost Jyotir Linga which is accessible only by foot, for just 6 months a year. #DharmaQuiz 401 Ans: Kedarnath in Uttarakhand

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