Shaiva and Bhagavata Religion One Liner Questions & Answers


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1 According to ancient Indian cosmogonic ideas, the sequential order of the cycle of four epochs (yugas) is – Krita, Treta, Dwapara and Kali
2 Ardhanarishvara, a figure of half Shiva and half Parvati, represents – Union of God with his Shakti
3 Who were Nayanars? Shaiva
4 Who contributes the most to the development of the Bhagavata sect? Gupta
5 The originator of the Bhagavata Religion was – Krishna
6 Which epics have primarily mentioned Krishna, son of Devaki? Chandogya Upanishad
7 Who were the first to worship Vasudeva Krishna – Bhagavatas
8 The number of forms of bhakti in the Bhagavata cult is – 9
9 The Besnagar inscription of Heliodorus is associated with – Only Vasudeva
10 The earliest archival evidence related to Bhagavata Religion is – Besnagar’s inscription of Heliodorus
11 The earliest known epigraphic evidence of Bhagvatism is – Garuda Pillar at Besnagar
12 Heliodorus of ‘Besnagar inscription’ was a resident of – Takshila (Taxila)
13 Which incarnation of Vishnu is depicted as saving the Earth from the Sea? Varaha
14 Which is the distinctive feature of a nastika and astika system in India? Belief in the authenticity of the Vedas
15 Which gives equal importance to Jnana, Karma, and Bhakti as a means of liberation? Bhagavad Gita
16 The doctrine of Apurva is related to – Mimamsa
17 Who was the founder of Visistadvaita Siddhanta? Ramanujacharya
18 Which is called Lokayata Darshan – Charvaka
19 The ancient place where the narration of the entire Mahabharata was read in the conference of 60,000 hermits – Naimisharanya
20 With which religion is Kalika Purana associated? Shaktism
21 Which Kand of Ramayana describes the first meeting of Lord Rama and Hanuman? Kishkindha Kand
22 The Rath Yatra at Puri is celebrated in honor of which Hindu deity? Lord Jagannath
23 Kumbh Mela at Nasik is held on which of the following river banks? Godavari River
24 In the context of Indian culture who is called Ananga? Kamadeva