History: Religious Movement
Which of the following was a saint of the Bhakti movement in Bengal ?
Shankaracharya, during Vikramaditya's period, was a very famous personality. Which of the following statements is not true of Shankaracharya ?
(a) He countered the spread of Buddhism and Jainism
(b) He established four religious centres in different parts of India.
(c) He defined Vedanta.
(d) He propounded Vishistadvaitya?
Answer: He countered the spread of Buddhism and Jainism
Who among the following was not an exponent of Bhakti movement ?
Sri Perumbudur, a temple town in south, is the birthplace of
(a) Adi Shankaracharya
The pioneer in preaching Nirguna Bhakti in medieval India was
(b) Sri Chaitanya
Who amongst the following Acharyas is regarded as having combated the absolute monoism of Sankara in the 12th century ?
(b) None of these
Who amongst the following was an exponent of Virashaiva ?
(a) None of these
Which of the following does not belong to Nirgun cult ?
The saint from Gujarat, who preached non-sectarianism in medieval times was
The Bhakti literature by the Nayanmars and Alvars
(a) Opposed the practice of image worship.
(b) Advocate the austerities preached by the Buddhist and Jains
(c) Preached personal devotion of God as a means of salvation.
(d) Stressed the rigidities of traditional rituals.
Answer: Preached personal devotion of God as a means of salvation.
The philosophy of Vishishtadvaita was preached by
Who amongst the following was a blind poet who worshipped Krishna and spread Krishna Bhakti cult ?
The earliest seeds of the Bhakti movement in India are found in
(a) Jain philosophy
(b) Sufi philosophy
(c) The Vedas
(d) Buddhist philosophy
Answer: Sufi philosophy
Who established 4 math in the four corners of India ?
Banis were the hymns and poems composed by
(a) Guru Nanak
Sufi sect developed in the religion
(b) Gnana marga
Who among the following was the founder of Vaishnava school ?
(d) Ramakrishna Paramhansa
What was the term used by the Sufis for the successor nominated by the teacher of a particular order or silsilah ?
In which region of India was the Suharawadi order of Sufism popular ?
(a) Around Ajmer
(b) Punjab and Sind
(c) Delhi and Bihar
(d) Delhi and Doab region
Answer: Punjab and Sind
In which region of India was the Firdausi order of Sufism popular ?
(a) Bihar and eastern U.P.
(d) In and around Delhi
Answer: Bihar and eastern U.P.
The most famous and the earliest biographer of Chaitanya, who wrote Chaitanya Charitamrita, was
(b) Krishnadas Kaviraj
The sage who is said to have Aryanised South India was
Kabir was the disciple of
The System of philosophy with which the name of Kapila is prominently associated is
(b) Purva Mimamsa
(c) Uttara Mimamsa
To which Sufi did the famous saint of Bihar, Makhdum Sharfuddin Maneri belong ?
Live well, as long as you live. Live well even by borrowing, for once cremated, there is no return This rejection of after - life is an aphorism of the
(a) Sunyavada of Nagarjuna
(d) Kapalika Sect
Answer: Sunyavada of NagarjunaNagarjuna
In the systems of philosophy created by Indians, we find elements of materialistic philosophy in which of the following systems ?
(d) Karm Mimamsa
Sudhavaita is the philosophy of
Of the following , who visited the court of Krishnadeva Raya ?
Let no man ask a man's sect or caste whose dictum was this ?
During his pilgrimage, Chaitanya received enlightenment at
Devotion to Lord Krishna was preached by
The Bhakti Movement was first organised by
The author of Sri Bhashya is
In him within whose heart is truth doth God Himself abide, said
Swami Vivekananda was well known in the religious Conference held at
Who were the most popular Sufis ?
(b) None of these
The birthplace of Swami Vivekananda is in which of the following cities ?
Which of the following Bhakti saints used the medium of dance and songs (Kirtans) to make one feel the personal presence of God near him ?
(a) Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
Answer; Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
Who said, Ram and Rahim are the two different name of the Same God?
Ajivika sect was founded by
(c) Makkhli Gosala
Answer: Makkhli Gosala