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TEST YOUR SPIRITUAL QUOTIENT



Right answer on your 1st attempt
3 Points
Right answer on your 2nd attempt
2 Points
Right answer on your 3rd attempt
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MULTI-FAITH QUIZ


1. For many years devotees had Darshan of Bhagavan in Brindavan around the Sai Ram shed, under the shade of an enormous tree. When was the new Darshan hall called the 'Sai Ramesh Hall' inaugurated?




2. In the Mahabharata, Dronachaarya, the preceptor, tested his archery disciples' powers of concentration by asking them what they saw when aiming at a bird on a tree. How did Arjuna respond, thus proving his superlative ability to concentrate?




3. One of Jesus' best known parables refers to a comparison of heaven with a mustard seed. What was the comparison based on?




4. The four Yugas (cosmic cycles) have the names of Kritha; Thretha; Dwarapa; and Kali. Each Yuga is associated with a particular spiritual practice that is most efficacious during its period. What is the spiritual activity that should be practised in the present Kali Yuga?




5. In Islam, there are six 'articles of faith'. What do these refer to? A collection of six -




6. Can you answer the following question put by Swami during one of his discourses?

"In the first twelve years of Rama's life, He encountered three types of women. When he went with the sage Vishwamitra to protect his sacrifice, he encountered the ogress Thataki. He put an end to her without any compunction or aversion. After Vishwamitra's sacrifice was completed, Rama went with the sage to Mithila. On the way, he came across Ahalya, who had been transformed into a stone. He gave her life, absolved her of sin through penitence and restored her to her husband. At Mithila, he encountered Sita. He accepted Sita without any hesitation."

What is the inner meaning of these three incidents?"




7. Vipassana Meditation is a well-known practice in Buddhism. What is it based on?




8. What attitude does Swami advise us to have towards the world?
'Serve the world as you would serve a ..'




9. How did Rama suggest to Lakshman to cut off the ears of the demoness Shurpanankha?




10. Which religion did Bahá'u'lláh (1817-1892) found?





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