Friday, July 22, 2011

DharmaQuiz Session 79: 19-Jul-2011

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Session 79: July 19,  2011
Theme: Saint Poets of India

  1. In which language did saint Thyagaraja compose his Keertanas praising the Lord? #DharmaQuiz 738. Ans: Telugu
  2. Lalleshwari was a famous saint poet of Kashmir combining Shivism & Sufi. Which century did she live in? a) 15. b) 18. c) 14 #DharmaQuiz 739. Ans: Fourteenth century
  3. Salabega, son of a Muslim military man & a Hindu lady, wrote a num of devotional poems on Lord Jagannath. In which language? #DharmaQuiz 740. Ans: Oriya
  4. Born in a Buddhist family 800 years back, who authored the famous Sanskrit epic Gita Govinda, a Krishna & Radha love story. #DharmaQuiz 741. Ans: Jayadeva
  5. Name the very famous Hindu Emperor from the heart of South India, who composed a Sanskrit work, Jambavati Kalyana. #DharmaQuiz 742. Ans: Krishna Deva Raya.
  6. Akha Bhagat, also known as, Akho, was a Bhakti saint 400 yrs back. In which language did he write? #DharmaQuiz 743. Ans: Gujarati
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