Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Bhagavad Gita

#DharmaQuiz Session 317: 03-Feb-2015

#DharmaQuiz 1971: How many shlokas are there Bhagavad Gita? Ans: 700 (701 if you count Arjuna's question in chapter 13)

#DharmaQuiz 1972: In Bhagavad Gita, Krishna addresses Arjuna with at least 7 names. Name any one, apart from Arjuna. Ans: Kounteya, Anasuhya, Kurunandhana, Gudaakesha, Vijaya, Parantapa, Dhananjaya, Partha..

#DharmaQuiz 1973: The most famous Bhagavad Gita shloka "Karmanyeva Adhikarastey..." comes in which Yoga chapter? Need the chapter's name. Ans: Sankhya Yoga, Chapter 2. Shloka number 47.

#DharmaQuiz 1974: There are six chapters in Bhagavad Gita that talk of 3 types of Human "Gunas" or natures. Satva, Tamas and the third one? Ans: Rajas.
Read more here on the Chapter 18's shloka: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gu%E1%B9%87a#Bhagavad_Gita

{Final,Open till 10.00PM} #DharmaQuiz 1975: In the Purushottama Yoga of Gita, Krishna talks of a fire that digests food. Name that agni. Ans: Vaishvanara.

Read more here: http://www.bhagavad-gita.org/Gita/verse-15-13.html

Scores for session 317:

Could not count, sorry.
Lots of answers though! It was nice to see 100s of folks participating today.
Jai Shri Krishna!

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