Tuesday, June 17, 2014

DharmaQuiz Session 282: 17-June-2014

Theme: Panchatantra

#DharmaQuiz 1796: Great Panchatantra stories are attributed to the ancient Indian scholar Vishnu
Sharma. In which century BCE did he live? Ans: 3rd century BCE in Northern India.
Read more: http://hinduism.about.com/od/panchatantra/fl/The-Panchatantra.htm

#DharmaQuiz 1797: In 1429 CE, Panchatantra was translated from Sanskrit as 'Kelileh o Demneh'.
To which language was that translation? Ans: Farsi or Persian. The exact name of that language could
have been Pahlavi at the time of translation.

#DharmaQuiz 1798: Panchatantra, the collection of the most famous stories in the world, is termed Niti Shastra. What does Niti mean? Ans: Niti = Good conduct or moral conduct.

#DharmaQuiz 1799: There are in total 87 immortal stories in Pancha Tantra.
How many books are they organized into? Ans: Five books.

{Final, Open till 10.30PM} #DharmaQuiz 1800: Panchatantra is translated into 60 languages. Ibn al
Muqaffa translated it into which language? Ans: Arbi or Arabic.

Read More: http://www.arabacademy.com/arabic-blog/arabic-books/kalila-wa-dimna/

Answers to session 282:

Didn't collect. Sorry.. Worldcup :)

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