Friday, April 24, 2015

Panchatantra, Hitopadesha and Jataka Katha.

#DharmaQuiz Session 330: 24-Apr-2015

#DharmaQuiz 2036: Panchatantra is ancient world's most famous set of moral fables (Niti). It's author Vishnu Sharma lived in BCE or CE? Ans: BCE - 3rd century BCE.

#DharmaQuiz 2037: Jataka Katha is an ancient Indian moral story collection. How many stories of wisdom does this collection have? Ans: 550 jatakas or tripitikas

#DharmaQuiz 2038: About 850 years ago, a famous scholar framed Hitopadesha Sanskrit fables. Name him. Ans: Narayana Bhatta.

#DharmaQuiz 2039: Two thirds of Panchatantra is 2 chapters involving friends.
Mitra Bheda and Mitra Samprapti. Which one is longer? Ans: Mitra Bheda. 45% of Panchatantra is just this chapter. 

#DharmaQuiz 2040: Panchatantra is the most translated old Indian literature.
Approximately to how many languages? Ans: 50 languages, with 3/4th of them being outside India.

Scores for session 330:
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