Tuesday, April 29, 2014

DharmaQuiz Session 272: 29-Apr-2014

Theme: Four Antahkaranas of inner conscience functions

#DharmaQuiz 1746: In Indian philosophy, which is the Antahkarana (inner conscience) that deals with memory storage of impressions? Ans: Chitta.

#DharmaQuiz 1747: In Hindu philosophy, Ahankara (Aham-kara) is described as ego or affirmation. It separates the "I" or self, from what? Ans: From the rest of the material world - like friends, relationship etc.

#DharmaQuiz 1748: A child has manas or mind. Knows things. But lacks intellect to decide what it wants. What's intellect called in Sanskrit? Ans: Buddhi, which determines, decides and logically comes to a conclusion that something is such-and-such a thing.

#DharmaQuiz 1749: In Hindu philosophy, Manas, Ahankara etc. are termed as a part of sukshma sharira (SS). Give the English translation of SS. Ans: Astral Body.

{Final,Open till 10PM} #DharmaQuiz 1750: Out of 4 functions of Mind (Antahkaranas), which one is the subtlest, that can sense other three? Ans: Ahankara. The hierarchy is like this. Manas (Sensory) -> Chitta (Memory) -> Buddhi (Intellect, Discriminator) -> Ahankara (Ego).

Read more here: http://veda.wikidot.com/antahkarana

Did not collect all answers for scoring this time. Next time!

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