Friday, August 5, 2011

DharmaQuiz Session 80: 22-Jul-2011

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Session 80: July 22,  2011
Theme: Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 14
  1. In Gita, attaining transcendental nature is technically attaining whose nature? a) Bhagawan's b) Arjuna's c) Bhishma's  #DharmaQuiz 744. Ans: Bhagawan's (Krishna's).
  2. In Chapter 14 of Bhagavad Gita, when Lord Krishna refers to as "O, son of Bharata", whom did he refer to? #DharmaQuiz 745. Ans: Arjuna
  3. In Guna Traya Vibhaga Yoga, Krishna preaches: Material nature consists of 3 modes. a) Goodness b) Passion. Name the 3rd mode #DharmaQuiz 746. Ans: Ignorance.
  4. Per Krishna, 1 can experience goodness, when gates of body are illuminated by what? a) Passion b) Knowledge c) Restlessness. #DharmaQuiz 747. Ans: Knowledge or Jnana.
  5. When a human regards alike pleasure & pain, he/she is said to have transcended modes of what? a) knowledge b)birth c)nature  #DharmaQuiz 748. Ans: Nature
  6. Who says he is the basis of impersonal Brahman, which is the core of eternal & ultimate happiness? #DharmaQuiz 749. Ans: The Lord Krishna.
All the above questions were from Bhagavad Gita's 14th chapter, the Guna Traya Vibhaga Yoga or the Three Modes Of Material Nature. You can find the authentic English translation of the entire chapter in here:

By the way, this is the same chapter which is being taught by a private matha in schools of Karnataka, which some people didn't like. I am wondering what's wrong in this message of cultivating goodness in our lives!

List of people who got answers right:
  • @pirateadmiral : 6
  • @DevNakshi : 6
  • @sharathinindia : 6
  • @ManikandSharma : 6
  • @sureshvar : 5
  • @amitgupta_lnct : 4
  • @pvaidyaraj : 4
  • @jaya_1234 : 4
  • @internet_hindus : 2
  • @rajivgaxdhi : 1
  • @TheArvindDhar : 1
  • @ahmednkhan : 1
  • @dhruvhere : 1
Congratulations to all those listed above! Also, thanks to all those who attempted as well as those who are silently following the tweets or blog.

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